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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers v. - Send or toss to and fro, like badminton equipment.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : a shuttlecock existence
  • The shuttlecock is a cork in which feathers have been inserted.
  • Every one promised, as it were, to be a battle-dore if I would be the other, and the shuttlecock was to be our letters, — egad!
  • This Olympic shuttlecock is no poppycock for more
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