sports implement

Definitions of sports implement
  1. noun
    an implement used in a sport
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    baton
    a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race
    cue, cue stick, pool cue, pool stick
    sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
    mallet
    a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
    pole
    a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting
    racket, racquet
    a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
    badminton racket, badminton racquet, battledore
    a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    croquet mallet
    a mallet used to strike the ball in croquet
    crosse
    a long racket with a triangular frame; used in playing lacrosse
    polo mallet, polo stick
    a mallet used to strike the ball in polo
    bat, squash racket, squash racquet
    a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    tennis racket, tennis racquet
    a racket used to play tennis
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    implement
    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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