Definitions for "Badminton"
A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
Named after Lord Edward `bad' Minton (1817-1926), Attorney General in British India; Pitiful forehand the chap had. The tale that Badminton would be the name of the estate of the Duke of Beaufort in England, where the game is supposedly played for the first time, shouldn't be taken seriously.
A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.
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