I disturb their efforts to get their children and the few clothes they have with them clean using hoses and battered buckets.
Wednesday for the first time since February, battered by bad news from abroad that the markets would normally shrug off.
Chris Brown wants to know who leaked photos of Rihanna's battered face after his alleged attack.
“It was like heaven here,” one man shouted to bystanders from the stoop of a battered pastry shop near one of the blast sites.
When the speech ended, with “I am proud to present . . . ” Furry, carrying his battered Epiphone guitar, limped onto the stage.
The boys affectionate heart is plainly discernible in the man, tried and battered as he was by the world.
Liewen Konar smiled wryly as he put a battered object on the bench.
Their skulls were battered in as if by some heavy iron instrument; their faces were beaten into a pulp.
Where were the splendid fleets which were to have battered the English defence into impotence?
Mr. Dale had produced a battered caddy, and soon the fumes of gin and tea mingled amicably together.
"strike repeatedly, beat violently and rapidly," early 14c., from Old French batre "to beat, strike" (11c., Modern French battre "to beat, to strike"), from Latin battuere "to beat, strike," an old word in Latin, but almost certainly borrowed from Gaulish, from PIE root *bhau- "to strike" (cf. Welsh bathu "beat;" Old English beadu "battle," beatan "to beat," bytl "hammer, mallet"). Began to be widely used 1962 in reference to domestic abuse. Related: Battered; battering. Battering-ram is an ancient weapon (Latin aries), but the word attested only from 1610s.
"flour, eggs, and milk beaten together," late 14c., from Old French batteure "a beating," from Latin battuere "to beat, knock" (see batter (v.)).