battue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese batuda or Italian battuta (a beating); See Latin battuo, (to beat.)

Noun[edit]

battue (uncountable)

  1. A form of hunting in which game is forced into the open by the beating of sticks on bushes etc.
  2. The game thus forced into the open.
  3. A hunt performed in this manner.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

battue f (plural battues)

  1. battue; the beating of bushes to force out the game

Verb[edit]

battue

  1. feminine past participle of battre

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