Bathorse
Bathorse Bat"horse`, n. [F. b[^a]t packsaddle (cheval de b[^a]t packhorse) + E. horse. See {Bastard}.] A horse which carries an officer's baggage during a campaign. [1913 Webster]

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  • bathorse — ˈbat+ˌ noun Etymology: part translation of French cheval de bât packhorse, from bât packsaddle, from Old French bast more at bat : a horse that carries baggage (as of an officer) during a military campaign * * * bathorse /batˈhörs, bätˈ or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bathorse — bat·horse …   English syllables

  • Batman — Bat man (b[add] man or b[a^]t man), n.; pl. {Batmen} (b[a^]t men). [F. b[^a]t packsaddle + E. man. Cf. {Bathorse}.] A man who has charge of a bathorse and his load. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batmen — Batman Bat man (b[add] man or b[a^]t man), n.; pl. {Batmen} (b[a^]t men). [F. b[^a]t packsaddle + E. man. Cf. {Bathorse}.] A man who has charge of a bathorse and his load. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bawhorse — Baw horse , n. Same as {Bathorse}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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