Batlet
Batlet Bat"let, n. [Bat stick + -let.] A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; -- called also {batler}, {batling staff}, {batting staff}. --Shak. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • batler — Batlet Bat let, n. [Bat stick + let.] A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; called also {batler}, {batling staff}, {batting staff}. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • batling staff — Batlet Bat let, n. [Bat stick + let.] A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; called also {batler}, {batling staff}, {batting staff}. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • batting staff — Batlet Bat let, n. [Bat stick + let.] A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; called also {batler}, {batling staff}, {batting staff}. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battledoor — at tle*door , n. [OE. batyldour. A corrupted form of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. batallador a great combatant, he who has fought many battles, Pg. batalhador, Pr. batalhador, warrior, soldier, fr. L. battalia; or cf. Pr. batedor batlet, fr. batre… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battledore — battledoor at tle*door , n. [OE. batyldour. A corrupted form of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. batallador a great combatant, he who has fought many battles, Pg. batalhador, Pr. batalhador, warrior, soldier, fr. L. battalia; or cf. Pr. batedor batlet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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