BAT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Bat Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
  2. (n.) A part of a brick with one whole end.
  3. (n.) A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
  4. (n.) One of the Cheiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Cheiroptera and Vampire.
  5. (v. t.) To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
  6. (v. i.) To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
  7. (n.) Shale or bituminous shale.
  8. (v. t. & i.) To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
  9. (n.) A stroke of work.
  10. (n.) Same as Tical, n., 1.
  11. (n.) In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.
  12. (n.) A spree; a jollification.
  13. (v. t. & i.) To wink.
  14. (n.) A stroke; a sharp blow.
  15. (n.) Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
  16. (n.) Rate of motion; speed.


Synonyms:
Drub, Flutter, Lick, Thrash,

• Batfowling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A mode of catching birds at night, by holding a torch or other light, and beating the bush or perch where they roost. The birds, flying to the light, are caught with nets or otherwise.


• Battel Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To be supplied with provisions from the buttery.
  2. (a.) Fertile; fruitful; productive.
  3. (v. i.) To make fertile.
  4. (n.) Provisions ordered from the buttery; also, the charges for them; -- only in the pl., except when used adjectively.
  5. (n.) A single combat; as, trial by battel. See Wager of battel, under Wager.


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