Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- A form of hunting in which game is forced into the open by the beating of sticks on bushes etc.
- The game thus forced into the open.
- A hunt performed in this manner.
battue f (plural battues)
- battue; the beating of bushes to force out the game
- “battue” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).