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Badminton took its name from the Gloucestershire seat of the dukes of Beaufort, (England) where it is believed to have evolved in the 1870s from the older game of shuttlecock. The original name of Badminton was Ha Ha

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What are the old names of badminton?

badminton is called "poona" in india badminton is called "battledor" in england badminton is called "badminton" in america


What is the area called on which badminton is played?

It is called a "badminton court".


What is a place where you play badminton called?

its called a Badminton Court


What is badminton called in sanskrit?

Sanskrit meaning of badminton


What is the projectile used in Badminton called?

The projectile used in Badminton is called a shuttlecock or shuttle.


Why is the game badminton called badminton?

Because when it was first played it in England it was played at badminton house. It was originally to be called battledore and shuttlecock


What are the three hits in badminton called?

The three hits in badminton are called lob, smash, and drop.


What is the name of Badminton in Hindi?

In Hindi also it's called Badminton.


Why does badminton called badminton?

badmintin was named badmintin because that's the name of the city badminton was invented in


What was Badminton called before it was named Badminton?

Badminton began in the mid-18th century when a net was added to the game called "Battledore and Shuttlecock". It was also called "Poona" as it was particularly popular in the town of Poona (now Pune). The game then became known as "Badminton Battledore" in about 1860 and then "Badminton" when played in 1873 at Badminton House.


Was badminton ever called battledore?

In western civilization badminton came from a game called battledore and shuttlecock.


What is a birde in badminton is actually really called?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=what+is+a+badminton+birdie+called%3F


Inventor of badminton?

Badminton originated from a 12th century game called paume.


What are the names of hitting a badminton ball?

Badminton is not played with a ball. Badminton uses a feathered object called a shuttlecock, or shuttle.


What is the official called in badminton?

an umpire


What is a badminton racket called?

a battledore


What is the ball in Badminton called?

a shuttlecock


What is the ball called for badminton?

Shuttlecock


What are the bats in badminton called?

Racquets .


What is it called when a shuttlecock falls out of bounds in badminton?

It is called "out."


What is another name for the birdie in badminton?

another word for badminton birdie is called a "shuttlecock"


Where does badminton originated?

It was orginaly from India when it was called 'poojha' then it was brought back to England where they played it at their house which was called badminton house!


Why is badminton called badminton why not goodminton?

I believe it was simply that there were just better mintons out there and badminton was necessarily BAD but it was just easier to call it that and be done with it.


What is the Match Referee in badminton called?

The match referee in badminton is called the umpire. There are 8 other linesmen for making line calls.


What was Badminton originally called in the west?

poona

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