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BATTUE (from Fr. battre, to beat)

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 535 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BATTUE (from Fr. battre, to beat), the beating of game from cover under the sportsmen's fire; by analogy the word is used to describe any slaughter of defenceless crowds.
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