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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of shuttlecock

First recorded in 1515–25; shuttle + cock1
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British Dictionary definitions for shuttlecock

shuttlecock
/ (ˈʃʌtəlˌkɒk) /

noun

a light cone consisting of a cork stub with feathered flights, struck to and fro in badminton and battledoreOften shortened to: shuttle
anything moved to and fro, as in an argument

verb

to move or cause to move to and fro, like a shuttlecock
C16: from shuttle + cock 1
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