noun. someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly.
adjective. smeared with tar and covered with feathers as a punishment.
noun. the craft of making special tools and dies.
adjective. marked by great zeal or violence.
noun. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers.
- badminton equipment
- stay in place
verb. send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock.
noun. a drawing executed with pen and ink.
adjective. complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.
noun. a light long-handled racket used by badminton players.
- badminton racket
- badminton racquet
noun. an ancient racket game.
Example sentences of the word battledore-and-shuttlecock
1. Noun Phrase
The first incarnation of the game was known as "battledore and shuttlecock," a game that originated more than 2,000 years ago.
2. Noun Phrase
Badminton comes from the ancient game of battledore and shuttlecock, which likely originated more than 2,000 years ago, according to Purdue School of Science.