Meaning of battledore
Pronunciation: (bat'l-dôr", -dōr"), [key]
— n., v., -dored, -dor•ing.
- Also calleda game from which badminton was developed, played since ancient times in India and other Asian countries.
- a light racket for striking the shuttlecock in this game.
- a 17th- and 18th-century hornbook of wood or cardboard, used as a child's primer.
- to toss or fly back and forth: to battledore the plan among one's colleagues.
- battledore (Thesaurus)