(1) The meat was grey and gristly, like it had been beaten with a mallet, mashed into a steak-like shape and then battered and deep-fried.(2) New York's approach might well cause other states to revisit harsh approaches to removals of children from the battered parent.(3) He came home 15 hours later, battered and bruised, and later went back.(4) As a result, shelter workers know all too well of the confusion and conflicting loyalties surrounding an individual battered wife.(5) All 15 are eventually released, tired, bruised, battered and traumatised.(6) Fife is feeling battered and bruised at the moment.(7) An indictment could make it difficult for CA to borrow money and would be a severe blow to its already battered reputation.(8) He looked battered , bruised and utterly defeated.(9) The cutlets came with battered onion rings oozing grease, mushrooms that could have been boiled for all the taste they had, a plain-grilled tomato and a pile of thin chips.(10) Children from families experiencing domestic violence were recruited from battered women's shelters.(11) I like my chips open or wrapped, with a crisp wedge of battered cod perched precariously on top.(12) This arrangement proved to be both damaging and unhelpful for the battered wife.(13) Speculation is mounting over the leadership of the Labour group on Hull Council which has been left bruised and battered by the recent electoral defeat.(14) For an instant, his painted, red-nailed forefinger catches the light as it strikes middle C on his old, battered harmonium.(15) She explains that her experience is not uncommon among battered wives.(16) He placed one battered boot on the first rung of the ladder.