Battersea



a former borough of London, England, now part of Wandsworth, on the Thames.
an enameling technique in which designs are either painted or printed on a white ground fused onto a metal base.
Contemporary Examples

Another one in Dark Knight is when Batman is standing in front of the fire in Battersea Power Station.
How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon Andrew Romano April 16, 2014

He also gave almost $165,000 to both the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and the Blue Cross Animal Welfare Charity.
The World’s 12 Richest Dogs The Daily Beast June 17, 2010

On the wedding eve he plays soccer with his buddies in Battersea Park, then hops on his Ducati motorbike back to Clarence House.
Notes From a Royal Wedding Tina Brown April 30, 2011

Historical Examples

I went down to Battersea Park yesterday to see the bicyclists.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 108, June 29, 1895 Various

They left the place a few minutes later, and drove to Battersea.
The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim

All this now rose up, seemed to spread out before his mind as he walked in Battersea Park.
The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens

One afternoon she crossed the river for a walk in Battersea Park.
Audrey Craven May Sinclair

My own Battersea has been, I understand, particularly favoured as a meeting of the waters.
All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton

She went first to Battersea Bridge, but it was too public for her purpose.
Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell

But the people of Battersea could not safely submit to it, for all that.
All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton

noun
a district in London, in Wandsworth: noted for its dogs’ home, power station (now a leisure centre), and park

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