racket

Definitions:

To make a confused noise; to frolic.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb, noun) (v. & n.) (verb, noun)
A confused, clattering noise; clamour.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The instrument with which players at tennis strike the ball; a snow- shoe.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To strike, as with a racket.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
The game of tennis.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (pl.) (plural)
Clatter; noise; a bat for playing tennis.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To make a confused noise or clamour; to strike as with a racket.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
A clattering noise.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To strike with, or as with, a network bat.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To make a loud noise; frolic.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)
Irregular clattering noise; the bat or battledore used at tennis; the game itself.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A clattering noise; din; noisy talk or play; a network bat used in the game of tennis; a snowshoe.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A strip of wood with the ends together, covered with network, and having a handle- used in tennis: a snow- shoe.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

But that racket aboard the Zampa was the worst yet.
- The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women by F. Hopkinson Smith
I have often thought of those quiet, happy Sundays when I have been listening to the noise and racket of the fair.
- A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
All at once she got still, though she kept up a terrible racket at first."
- The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben