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volley British & World English

A number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time

volley English Thesaurus

he fired off a volley of shots from his semi-automatic rifle

half-volley British & World English

(Chiefly in tennis or soccer) a strike or kick of the ball made immediately after it bounces off the ground

stop volley British & World English

A volley played close to the net whereby the player allows the racket to be knocked backwards by the ball and sends it only just back over the net

serve-and-volley British & World English

Denoting a style of play in which the server moves close to the net after serving, ready to play an attacking volley off the service return