bat·tue /bæˈtu, ˈtju/
Bat·tue n. Hunting (a) The act of beating the woods, bushes, etc., for game. (b) The game itself. (c) The wanton slaughter of game.
n 1: a hunt in which beaters force the game to flee in the
direction of the hunter
2: indiscriminate slaughter [syn: bloodbath, bloodletting,