battledore battledore


  1. (n) a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
  2. (n) an ancient racket game


  1. In this international battledore, all sorts of shuttlecock expressions have cropped up.
  2. Badminton, modern version of the ancient game of battledore shuttlecock, takes its name from the county seat of the Duke of Beaufort.
  3. Following the attempt upon the Crown Prince's life, the Cabinet and the Prince played battledore and shuttlecock with the Government.
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tacit tacit
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