shuttlecock


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shuttlecock

a light cone consisting of a cork stub with feathered flights, struck to and fro in badminton and battledore
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Lockwood Beck: Black Buzzers, Silver Invicta, Damsels, Hare's Ear Nymph, Olive/Hare's Ear Klinkhamers, Shuttlecocks, Cutthroat Cats, Cat's Whisker.
Tsai, Huang, and Jih (1995) analyzed the speed of four different badminton overhead strokes for world class players, and the results of their study showed that the order of shuttlecock speed with respect to stroke was jump-smash, smash, clear, and drop.
Soccer balls and basketballs were the top two types of sports balls sought after for mass purchase in 2008, followed closely by badminton shuttlecocks.
This particular contest is being played out in the evening: "Today because of lengthy vespers they are late," and "early bats are darting like black shuttlecocks.
bat striking a ball, racket hitting a shuttlecock, and cheers of the crowd).
Racket, Badminton Net, Shuttlecock, Table Tennis Bat, Table Tennis Ball, Table Tennis Net, TT Board, Carrom Board, Cricket Ball, Jersey Set (Cricket),etc.
Derwent: Small Kate Maclaren, Blue Zulu, Bibio, Shuttlecock Buzzer, Black Pennell.
Angry spectators jeered and booed the players on Tuesday after they appeared to deliberately serve into the net, or hit the shuttlecock long or wide.
The 'Faith' hitmaker also admitted the fact he "put a shuttlecock down my shorts on a Wham
They nearly lost a shuttlecock in a pond and after a lot of laughing they stopped for a cigarette break.
Separate sections are devoted to the novels of Will Self and Graham Swift, discussing such matters as demotic English in Self's The Book of Dave and towards quietism in Swift's Shuttlecock.
The crowd were incensed as the big screen at the National Indoor Arena showed the shuttlecock falling several inches over the baseline.