meaning of battledoor

battledoor meaning in General Dictionary

a guitar with a handle and a flat part covered with parchment or crossed with catgut accustomed strike a shuttlecock in play additionally the play of battledoor and shuttlecock

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  • An instrument, with a handle and a set part covered with parchment or entered with catgut, accustomed strike a shuttlecock in play; additionally, the play of battledoor and shuttlecock.
  • A child's hornbook.

battledoor meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A guitar, with a handle and a-flat component covered with parchment or entered with catgut, always strike a shuttlecock in play; also, the play of battledoor and shuttlecock.

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  • (n.) A young child's hornbook.