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Definition of Bat

Bat
Bat Bat, n. [Siamese.] Same as Tical, n., 1.
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Bat Bat, v. t. & i. 1. To bate or flutter, as a hawk. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] 2. To wink. [Local, U. S. & Prov Eng.]
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Bat Bat, n. 1. In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket. 2. A stroke; a sharp blow. [Colloq. or Slang] 3. A stroke of work. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] 4. Rate of motion; speed. [Colloq.] ``A vast host of fowl . . . making at full bat for the North Sea.' --Pall Mall Mag. 5. A spree; a jollification. [Slang, U. S.] 6. Manner; rate; condition; state of health. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
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Bat Bat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Batted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Batting.] To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat. --Holland.
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Bat Bat, v. i. To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
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Bat Bat, n. [Corrupt. from OE. back, backe, balke; cf. Dan. aften-bakke (aften evening), Sw. natt-backa (natt night), Icel. le[eth]r-blaka (le[eth]r leather), Icel. blaka to flutter.] (Zo["o]l.) 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. Bat tick (Zo["o]l.), a wingless, dipterous insect of the genus Nycteribia, parasitic on bats.
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Bat Bat, n. [OE. batte, botte, AS. batt; perhaps fr. the Celtic; cf. Ir. bat, bata, stick, staff; but cf. also F. batte a beater (thing), wooden sword, battre to beat.] 1. 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. 2. (Mining) Shale or bituminous shale. --Kirwan. 3. A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting. 4. A part of a brick with one whole end. Bat bolt (Machinery), a bolt barbed or jagged at its butt or tang to make it hold the more firmly. --Knight.

Meaning of Bat from wikipedia

- thin membrane or patagium. The smallest bat, and arguably the smallest extant mammal, is Kitti's hog-nosed bat, which is 29–34 mm (1.14–1.34 in) in length...
- BAT or B.A.T. may refer to: BAT keyboard, a one-handed chording keyboard Bacula Administration Tool, an administration tool for the Bacula backup software...
- straw-coloured fruit bat, Franquet's epauletted fruit bat, the Gambian epauletted fruit bat, the hammer-headed bat, and Egyptian fruit bat. Medium-sized bats...
- hematophagy. Three extant bat species feed solely on blood: the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus), the hairy-legged vampire bat (Diphylla ecaudata), and...
- Rüppell's horseshoe bat (R. fumigatus), Hildebrandt's horseshoe bat, Lander's horseshoe bat (R. landeri), and Swinny's horseshoe bat (R. swinnyi), have...
- In baseball, an at bat (AB) or time at bat is a batter's turn batting against a pitcher. An at bat is different from a plate appearance. A batter is credited...
- a corked bat is a specially modified baseball bat that has been filled with cork or other lighter, less dense substances to make the bat lighter. A...
- A baseball bat is a smooth wooden or metal club used in the sport of baseball to hit the ball after it is thrown by the pitcher. By regulation it may...
- Bartholemew William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853 – October 25, 1921) was a U.S. Army scout, lawman, professional gambler, and journalist...
- A bat is a flying mammal of the order Chiroptera. Bat or The Bat may also refer to: The Bat (1926 film), a silent film The Bat Whispers, a 1930 film The...
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