What does battledore mean?

battledore meaning in General Dictionary

identical to battledoor

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  • a light long-handled racket utilized by badminton players
  • a historical racket game

battledore meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "bat-like apply used in washing garments," of as yet not known source, perhaps from Old verified

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.

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