Batterie



a beating together of the calves or feet during a leap.
(in tap dancing) a rapid succession of taps, often compared to drumming or to machine-gun fire.
battery (def 11).
Historical Examples

And yet, a housewife’s batterie de cuisine was of the simplest.
The Mother of Washington and Her Times Sara Agnes Rice Pryor

How can public virtue keep its ground against such a rush of the raw material, covered by such a “batterie de cuisine?”
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 370, August 1846 Various

One of them is never to allow my batterie de toilette out of my sight when I am travelling.
Rodney Stone Arthur Conan Doyle

Your friend Benoit has already sent his batterie de cuisine, and a quantity of preserved provisions.
Soyer’s Culinary Campaign Alexis Soyer

How can public virtue keep its ground against such a rush of the raw material, covered by such a batterie de cuisine?
The Gastronomic Regenerator: Alexis Soyer

We had two fourgons to hold the batterie de cuisine and our six beds, which had to be unpacked and made up every night.
Seeing and Hearing George W. E. Russell

You would have imagined they had been born scullions, they handled the batterie de cuisine so naturally.
Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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