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battel

noun bat·tel \ˈbatəl, -atəl\

Definition of battel

plural

-s

  1. :  the account for college expenses at Oxford University; specifically :  the account for board and provisions supplied from the college kitchen —usually used in plural Father would have the money put by for my first year's battels — Thomas Wood †1950

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Origin and Etymology of battel

perhaps from 5battle


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battel

intransitive verb bat·tel \"\

Definition of battel

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to have an account with or to be supplied with provisions from a college kitchen or buttery at Oxford University

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