Sentence Examples with the word battledore

The chief sub-races are (a) peacock, fan or battledore barley, described by Linnaeus as a distinct species, H.

Lord Temple endeavoured to secure his exclusion on the ground that he had taken orders in the Church, and one of Gilray's caricatures delineates the two politicians, Temple and Camelford, playing at battledore and shuttlecock, with Horne Tooke as the shuttlecock.