- n a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
- n an ancient racket game
- In this international battledore, all sorts of shuttlecock expressions have cropped up.
- They were members of the Citizens' No Strike Committee, which presented itself as a battledore and shuttlecock between the estranged parties to an impending anthracite coal .
- Badminton, modern version of the ancient game of battledore shuttlecock, takes its name from the county seat of the Duke of Beaufort.