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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.
to send or bandy to and fro like a shuttlecock.
to move or be bandied to and fro.
of such a state or condition: a shuttlecock existence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.