1. noun
A lightweight object that is conical in shape with a cork or rubber-covered nose, used in badminton as a ball is used in other racquet games.

The practice of the game in this country is to keep the shuttlecock in the air by striking it from one person to another.

See Also: battledore and shuttlecock
2. verb
to move or be moved rapidly back-and-forth

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  • Shuttlecock — Shut tle*cock , n. A cork stuck with feathers, which is to be struck by a battledoor in play; also, the play itself. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuttlecock — 1570s, from SHUTTLE (Cf. shuttle) + COCK (Cf. cock) (n.2) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • shuttlecock — /shut l kok /, n. 1. Also called shuttle. the object that is struck back and forth in badminton and battledore, consisting of a feathered cork head and a plastic crown. 2. the game of battledore. v.t. 3. to send or bandy to and fro like a… …   Universalium

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