Batter

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noun A moist dough from which breads are made
verb To beat repeatedly and/or violently
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To finish off with something sweet, the High Street chip shop - which has won a number of awards - is also serving up battered Christmas puddings and mince pies.
A GENERAL FRAMEWORK FOR EVIDENCE OF BATTERED SPOUSE SYNDROM
Tucking in: Mail reporter Paul Suart eats a battered Christmas pudding.
I asked FPI to create a Corona Beer Batter and worked with both organizations to develop a Corona Beer Battered product just for us.
In a dissenting opinion, Justice Janice Brown said she found the evidence regarding battered women's syndrome not relevant to any disputed fact, and that its admission prejudiced the defendant.
In leaving an abusive relationship, a battered woman must balance her own and her children's safety and needs, including considerations of economics (homelessness and joblessness), community and family resources, and the danger of her abuser's retaliation (Gelles, 1997).
To that end, Part I of this article provides an overview of the difficulties confronting the battered woman who claims that her actions were in self-defense.
The story provides a rare glimpse into the elusive lives of battered immigrant women.
According to the statistics collected by women's shelters in Sweden, a woman is battered every 20 minutes, and every year, 25 to 30 women in Sweden are battered to death by their husbands.
JAMES PTACEK, BATTERED WOMEN IN THE COURTROOM: THE POWER OF JUDICIAL RESPONSES (Boston, Northeastern University Press, 1999) 240 pp.
Helping Battered Women: New Perspectives and Remedies helps rectify this problem by redefining and revitalizing the role of social workers as change agents, advocates, forensic, specialists, case managers, and program development specialists in the field of domestic violence.
Among the most controversial of these changes forms the topic of Donald Downs's book: the development of the battered woman's syndrome as a defense to homicide charges.