Definition of Shuttlecocks

1. Noun. (plural of shuttlecock) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of shuttlecock) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shuttlecocks

1. shuttlecock [v] - See also: shuttlecock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shuttlecocks

shutting
shutting off
shutting out
shutting post
shutting up
shuttle bus
shuttle diplomacy
shuttle flow
shuttle helicopter
shuttle vector
shuttlecock
shuttlecock fern
shuttlecocked
shuttlecocking
shuttlecocks (current term)
shuttlecork
shuttlecraft
shuttlecrafts
shuttled
shuttleless
shuttler
shuttlers
shuttles
shuttlewise
shuttling
shutup
shvitz
shvitzed
shvitzes

Literary usage of Shuttlecocks

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1. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"Bawl'-ed,* p. proclaimed by to strike shuttlecocks. Bat'-tle-ment, я. a wall indented on the tops of buildings. Ba\vl'-mg,ppr. crying aloud. ..."

2. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"No shuttlecocks," writes Mr B. (9th Nov.) " but these tawdry ones; all glitter, no worth; just like the age, and a startling exemplification, and conclusive ..."

3. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"A kind of Lawn Tennis in which shuttlecocks (see BATTLEDORE) are used instead of balls. ... The shuttlecocks are usually loaded with lead or rubber, ..."

4. Miscellaneous Essays and Addresses by Henry Sidgwick, Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick, Arthur Sidgwick (1904)
"Pointed epigrams, yes," writes the philosopher; " but pointed shuttlecocks never were, nor ever will be, good for anything. These, it is true, have not been ..."

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