batboy

noun bat·boy \ ˈbat-ˌbȯi \
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of batboy

: a boy employed to look after the equipment (such as bats) of a baseball team

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First Known Use of batboy

1897

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  • : a boy who takes care of the bats, balls, and other equipment used by a baseball team


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