(v. t.) To deflect (a bowled ball) to the off, with a chopping movement of the bat.
(v. t.) To drive (an object ball) to either side by hitting it fine on the other side with the cue ball or another object ball.
(v. t.) To strike (a ball) with the racket inclined or struck across the ball so as to put a certain spin on the ball.
(v. t.) To drive (a ball) to one side by hitting with another ball.
(n.) A slanting stroke causing the ball to spin and bound irregularly; also, the spin so given to the ball.
(n.) A stroke on the off side between point and the wicket; also, one who plays this stroke.