bat

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bat

noun

Definition of BAT

1
a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument <a sharp bat with a rolled-up newspaper and that fly was a goner>
2
a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment <riot policemen armed with bats and tear gas>
Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]

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