Possibly originally "from post to pillar", a reference to the rapid movement of the ball in real tennis
"from-pillar-to-post." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 January 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/from-pillar-to-post>.
from-pillar-to-post. (n.d.). Retrieved January 16th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/from-pillar-to-post
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