Examples of bats in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bats was in 1919

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“Bats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bats. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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