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: an old base silver coin of southern Germany and Switzerland worth four kreuzers
: a unit of value equivalent to one batz
In Switzerland ¹/₂-batz and 10-batzen and 40-batzen coins were issued.
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German (now usually batzen), from batz, batzen lump, from batzen to stick together, frequentative of backen to stick together, bake, from Old High German backan to bake
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