battledore


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battledore

1. an ancient racket game
2. a light racket, smaller than a tennis racket, used for striking the shuttlecock in this game
3. (formerly) a wooden utensil used for beating clothes, in baking, etc.
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Two of these horn-books and one battledore are described here.
Yukio Minamikawa, head of a guild of battledore makers and sellers at Sensoji temple, said he expects many customers to visit the place and buy the battledores during the event.
Bay Gardene (EG) 28 24 Bay Gardene (BG) 69 25 Battledore Reef (BA) 1,419 26 * Horseshoe Reef (HO) 158 27 ([section]) Lake Fortuna (LF) 2,144 28 Wreck (WR) 2,276 29 ([parallel]) E.
Children will be able to experience the fun of long forgotten traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock together with a selection of other activities including a bug hunt around the grounds.
cannot display his own powers but through something of a corresponding power in the resistance of his antagonist," and he amplifies his point with the analogies of "playing at ball, or battledore, or in dancing" (17.
The ''Princess Masako'' battledore shows the crown princess carrying a baby, celebrating the birth Saturday of the first child to her and Crown Prince Naruhito.
Cheltenham Festival winners: Battledore (1968 National Hunt Handicap Chase), Credit Call (1972 Foxhunters' Chase), The Thinker (1987 Cheltenham Gold Cup)
It is an ideal opportunity for youngsters - and their parents - to try out traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock.
Then came an early form of the game called battledore and shuttlecock ( known as poona in eighteenth-century India.
Much of the action takes place beside Berwick's Magdalene Fields Golf Course, beside the earthwork walls, and among the attractions will be bandy, shovelboard and battledore, staged by living history group Heuristics.
The teams entered in the three-day competition are as follows: ABC, ABC-Assir, ACE-Jeddah, ASEAN-PBC, Avocado, Badsminton, Bagetz-Riyadh, Battledores, Baddicts-Riyadh, Bibitss Badminton Camp, BIR-Riyadh, CRTC, D'Club Jaunty, Desert Falcons, D'Smaikers, Evenlode, FBB, FLEEQ, Fun, Hataw, Indo, INDP-Riyadh, IPBC, Jaguars, JBA, JBCR, Jeddah Club, Jeddah Royals, Jeddah Slashers, Jeddah Smashing Pirates, Jordan, KBC, KINC,MBA, Olympia, Pak Tigers, PBB, PBC-Riyadh, Phogi, Phombag-Riyadh, RBC-Assir, Red Sea Dragons, RESC-Riyadh, Riyadh Team, RSC-Riyadh, SABC-Riyadh, Shuttle Eagle, Smash Arabia, SSBC-Riyadh, Supremo, Syria and USC-Riyadh.