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A stroke in tennis where a player strikes the ball by swinging one hand over another and smashing the ball down. this term originated in 1903 but was mistakenly translated by scholars into "overhead". This incorrect termanlogy is still widely used in the world of tennis while the true term is actually "overhand".
Pete Sampras is widely known for his crushing overhands.

I hit an overhand so hard it was flaming.
by blue flame (flaming five) June 24, 2009

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