- badlands national park,
- badly off,
- badoglio, pietro,
Origin of badminton
Examples from the Web for badminton
As to why badminton is largely ignored, or even laughed, at in the US, Jiang threw the question right back.
But this Olympics, badminton is making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Over the last decade, the two countries have engaged in “wrestling diplomacy,” “soccer diplomacy,” even “badminton diplomacy.”
Mr. Punch drinks to his Grace of Beaufort in a cup of Badminton.
He hath two hundred horses in his stables at Badminton, and a thousand men, as I have heard, sit down at his tables every day.Micah Clarke|Arthur Conan Doyle
Here is Badminton House, the seat of the dukes of Beaufort, standing in a park some 10 m. in circumference.
Those who are interested in the archaeology of the bow should read the volume on archery of the Badminton Library by Longmans.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
The subject subsists as a shuttlecock in a perpetual game of Badminton between examiners and teachers.
Word Origin for badminton
1874, from Badminton House, name of Gloucestershire estate of the Duke of Beaufort, where the game first was played in England, mid-19c., having been picked up by British officers from Indian poona. The place name is Old English Badimyncgtun (972), "estate of (a man called) Baduhelm."