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Noun, Verb (usu participle)




battledore, n. hist.
1 a (in full battledore and shuttlecock) a game played with a shuttlecock and rackets. b the racket used in this.
2 a kind of wooden utensil like a paddle, formerly used in washing, baking, etc.

15th c., perh. f. Prov. batedor beater f. batre beat



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