[bat-uh-ree; French batuh-ree]
- 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.
- battery(def 11).
Origin of batterie
From French, dating back to 1705–15; see origin at battery
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Examples from the Web for batterie
And yet, a housewife's batterie de cuisine was of the simplest.The Mother of Washington and Her Times
Sara Agnes Rice Pryor
How can public virtue keep its ground against such a rush of the raw material, covered by such a "batterie de cuisine?"
You would have imagined they had been born scullions, they handled the batterie de cuisine so naturally.Devereux, Complete
We had two fourgons to hold the batterie de cuisine and our six beds, which had to be unpacked and made up every night.Seeing and Hearing
George W. E. Russell
Your friend Benoit has already sent his batterie de cuisine, and a quantity of preserved provisions.Soyer's Culinary Campaign