verb (used with or without object), bat·tle·dored, bat·tle·dor·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for battledore
The difference is that instead of racquet and ball, battledore and shuttlecock are used.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain
In brief, the author is trying to get the truth and not merely playing baby-battledore among phrases.Instigations|Ezra Pound
He made his characters play a game of verbal battledore and shuttlecock.The English Stage|Augustin Filon
In both towns and villages the streets are the playground, and here they play ball, or battledore and shuttlecock, or fly kites.
The girls play battledore and shuttlecock and bounce balls, and the boys spin tops and make them fight.