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Shuttlecock vs. Badminton

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Shuttlecocknoun

(badminton) A lightweight object that is conical in shape with a cork or rubber-covered nose, used in badminton the way a ball is used in other racquet games. from early 16th c.

Badmintonnoun

A racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net and the competitions are presided by an umpire in British English and a referee in American English.

Shuttlecocknoun

(dated) The game of badminton.

Badmintonnoun

A cooling summer drink made with claret, sugar, and soda water.

Shuttlecockverb

To move rapidly back and forth

Badmintonnoun

A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.

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Shuttlecockverb

To send or toss back and forth; to bandy

‘to shuttlecock words’;

Badmintonnoun

A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

Shuttlecocknoun

A cork stuck with feathers, which is to be struck by a battledoor in play; also, the play itself.

Badmintonnoun

a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net

Shuttlecockverb

To send or toss to and fro; to bandy; as, to shuttlecock words.

Badmintonnoun

a game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth across a net.

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Shuttlecocknoun

badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

Badminton

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are (with one player per side) and (with two players per side).

‘singles’; ‘doubles’;

Shuttlecockverb

send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock

Shuttlecocknoun

a cork to which feathers are attached to form a cone shape, or a similar object of plastic, struck with rackets in the games of badminton and battledore.

Shuttlecock

A shuttlecock (also called a bird or birdie) is a high-drag projectile used in the sport of badminton. It has an open conical shape formed by feathers or plastic (or a synthetic alternative) embedded into a rounded cork (or rubber) base.

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