battledore definition

  • noun:
    • An early form of badminton used an appartment wooden paddle and a shuttlecock.
    • The paddle used in this game.
    • A badminton racket.
    • a casino game used a shuttlecock and rackets (precisely battledore and shuttlecock); a forerunner of badminton.
    • The racket found in this game.
    • A child's hornbook for mastering the alphabet.
    • same as battledoor.
    • A bat or beetle used in washing garments, and for smoothing all of them out while being laundered.
    • a musical instrument shaped like a racket, but smaller, utilized in playing the overall game of battledore and shuttlecock.
    • A paddle for a canoe.
    • In glass-making, an appartment square piece of refined iron with a wooden handle, employed for flattening the bottoms of tumblers, and for similar reasons.
    • some sort of paddle with a lengthy handle, useful for putting loaves in a baker's oven.
    • some sort of horn-book: so-called from the form.
    • a light long-handled racket employed by badminton people
    • an old racket game

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