SPHÆRISTERIUM

\sfˌaɹɪstˈi͡əɹɪəm], \sfˌaɹɪstˈi‍əɹɪəm], \s_f_ˌa_ɹ_ɪ_s_t_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_m]\
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  • sf[=e]-ris-t[=e]'ri-um, n. a tennis-court. [Gr.,--sphaira, a ball.]
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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