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Synonyms for battledore

a light long-handled racket used by badminton players

an ancient racket game

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Battledore insertion of cord was also found to have increased association with placenta previa, abruptio placentae, preeclampsia, preterm delivery, cord prolapse, foetal distress, increased incidence of emergency LSCS, low Apgar score, NICU admission, low birth weight and congenital malformations (8, 9).
Among 12 battledore placenta, there is history of abortion in 2, type 2 diabetes mellitus in 1, preeclampsia in 1 and anencephaly in 1 specimen.
Facsimiles of hornbooks (1) and their successor, the battledore, are examined here within the context of a selection of contemporaneous English language alphabet books from the Library's rare Children's Literature Collection.
As Diana put it, "De Gaulle and Winston were playing battledore with Duff as the shuttlecock.
The game of battledore and shuttlecock started in Ancient Greece around 2000 years ago.
The faces of American League MVP Ichiro Suzuki, Crown Princess Masako and Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi reflect this year's news on decorative battledores, as seen at the annual battledore fair that began Monday in Tokyo's Taito Ward.
But lemme tell ye, Peter," Annie growled, "he ain't playin' such battledore an' cockleshell wid me
This connection between reading and class was exploited, for example, by the mideighteenth-century publisher John Newberry (one of the first to market literature for children aggressively) in his primer The Royal Battledore, whose ABCs are framed by the ditty: "He that ne'er learns his A B C,/For ever will a Blockhead be.
Gross pathology present in IUGR group were, smaller size of placenta 12%, presence of extensive infarction 16%, false knots 4%, true knot 2%, Battledore insertion of placenta 6%, velamentous insertion 2%, and placenta extra chorialis 2%.
Bay Gardene (EG) 28 24 Bay Gardene (BG) 69 25 Battledore Reef (BA) 1,419 26 * Horseshoe Reef (HO) 158 27 ([section]) Lake Fortuna (LF) 2,144 28 Wreck (WR) 2,276 29 ([parallel]) E.
Which racquet game was developed from the children's game of Battledore and Shuttlecock?
There will also be the chance to find out more about Yorkshire traditions such as Easter skipping and battledore and shuttlefeather 'fortune telling' as well as simple colouring activities.
Children will be able to experience the fun of long forgotten traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock together with a selection of other activities including a bug hunt around the grounds.
cannot display his own powers but through something of a corresponding power in the resistance of his antagonist," and he amplifies his point with the analogies of "playing at ball, or battledore, or in dancing" (17.
Arthur's trio on Town Moor are hurdler Mid Day, novices' chaser Pravona and Battledore in the long-distance chase.