[ UK /ʃˈʌtə‍lkˌɒk/ ]
  1. send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock
  1. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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How To Use shuttlecock In A Sentence

  • It now had fence slats and feed bags laid across, and held all types of useful things—shuttlecocks, disposable cameras, Play-Doh molds, and so on—things Joey found discarded, including a functional abacus, which is really quite rare. Molasses
  • The royal shuttlecock being three-and-twenty, the battledores were very anxious to get him married. A Child's History of England
  • Doubtful which might be the clarionet – stop, he was considering the point, when a shuttlecock flew out of the parlour window, and alighted on his hat. Little Dorrit
  • May 23, 2006, 10: 38 am out of credit card debt says: out of credit carddebt stereotyped shuttlecock conscription inglorious lancer The Volokh Conspiracy » The War on Terrorism in the Courts:
  • The club has just recently been awarded a Network Fund grant of £6200 which will be spent on the maintainance and upkeep of the courts at the club and also on new shuttlecocks, nets and clothing for members.
  • In 1956 / 57, when Dunmore entered team competition for the first time, shuttlecocks cost thirty shillings a box and membership fees consisted of five shillings registration and a half a crown a week.
  • I could understand that my father was disapproved of by them, and that I was a kind of shuttlecock flying between two battledores; but why they pitied me I could not understand. Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith
  • Upon its return to earth, the spacecraft transforms from an airplane-like shape to a "shuttlecock," wafting down through the atmosphere yet not overheating. Virgin Galactic – Get Your Ticket To Ride
  • A shuttlecock drogue can be trailed behind the boom and used to refuel aircraft equipped with refuelling probes.
  • She let out a dry laugh and I hit the shuttlecock, then she ran to meet it, maintaining the rally in silence for a few seconds before continuing.
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