verb (used with or without object), bat·tle·dored, bat·tle·dor·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for battledore
They do not constitute two parts of the same speech but ordinarily play back and forth, like a game of battledore.Toasts|William Pittenger
No sound of merriment was now to be heard—no battledore and shuttlecock—no ball, no marbles.The Parent's Assistant|Maria Edgeworth
She had no battledore light enough to return an airy shuttlecock.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
Seeabout the nursery floor All her little heritage: Rubber ball and battledore, Tattered book and coloured page.Enamels and Cameos and other Poems|Thophile Gautier
The voice of the battledore is silent in the entrance-hall, and the shuttlecock sleeps.Alas!|Rhoda Broughton