Definition of Badminton

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




Definition of Badminton

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

Definition of Badminton

1. Proper noun. A village in Gloucestershire, England ¹

2. Noun. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Badminton

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Badminton

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"It is one of the later volumes of the badminton Library. ... The badminton Library contains several comprehensive volumes on nearly related subjects, ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"'The badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.' Edited by the Duke of Beaufort. London : Longmans, 1890. 2. Golf: a Royal and Ancient Game. ..."

3. The Sports and Pastimes of American Boys: A Guide and Text-book of Games of by Henry Chadwick (1884)
"THE game of badminton is simply a new phase of the old fashionable pastime of battledore and shuttlecock. In fact, it is a weak variation of lawn tennis, ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"badminton LIBRARY OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES. Edited by the Duke of Beaufort and AET ... badminton Library. Lond., vd 31 vols., 8vo. Hf. mor., Borden, G., Feb. ..."

5. Hunting by Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset Beaufort, Mowbray Morris, Edward William Lewis Davis, Digby Collins, Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1886)
"IN THE badminton COUNTRY . ' A VIEW HOLLOA ' (Vignette on Title Page) IN THE OLDEN TIME . ... A NATURAL POSITION THE QUORN KENNELS THE badminton KENNELS ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1886)
"The badminton Libran/. Edited by the Duke of Beaufort, KG Fishing : by H. Cholmondeley-Pennell. London, 1886. 4. Autumns on the Spey. By AE Knox, MA, ..."

7. Famous Houses of Bath & District by John Francis Meehan (1901)
"badminton, THE SEAT OF THE BEAUFORTS—PART II badminton is perhaps the most ... His only child and heiress, dying unmarried, gave badminton to Henry, ..."

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