Definitions for battledoreˈbæt lˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bat•tle•doreˈbæt lˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr(n.)

  1. Also called bat′tledore and shut′tlecock. a racket game from which badminton was developed.

    Category: Sport

  2. a light racket for striking the shuttlecock in this game.

    Category: Sport

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. badminton racket, badminton racquet, battledore(noun)

    a light long-handled racket used by badminton players

  2. battledore, battledore and shuttlecock(noun)

    an ancient racket game


  1. battledore(Noun)

    A game played with a shuttlecock and rackets (properly battledore and shuttlecock); a forerunner of badminton

  2. battledore(Noun)

    The racket used in this game


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