a beating together of the calves or feet during a leap.
(in tap dancing) a rapid succession of taps, often compared to drumming or to machine-gun fire.
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How to use batterie in a sentence
The big cannons—la batterie triomphale—we see behind the moats are those captured in the Napolonic wars.Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff
How can public virtue keep its ground against such a rush of the raw material, covered by such a batterie de cuisine?The Gastronomic Regenerator: | Alexis Soyer
Quickly is their colossal batterie de cuisine placed on the fire; still more quickly is it emptied.Sketches of Central Asia (1868) | Arminius Vmbry
In the model kitchen is the exquisite range, with its polished batterie de cuisine.The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
And yet, a housewife's batterie de cuisine was of the simplest.The Mother of Washington and Her Times | Sara Agnes Rice Pryor