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Eton Fives

Eton Fives is a hand-ball game played as doubles in a three-sided court, in which the object is to force the other team to fail to hit the ball off the walls, and most especially to hit the ball into the 'pepper-box' between the buttress and step. The players wear padded leather gloves as the ball is quite hard, being made of rubber and cork.

Note to a further writer: this is a brief introduction (http://www.etonfives.co.uk/about.fives/brief.introduction) which may be useful, this is a history (http://www.etonfives.co.uk/about.fives/brief.history), this is an Encyclopaedia Britannica article on Fives in general (http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=35077), and so on...

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