cricket bat


Definition of cricket bat

: the bat usually made of willow with a long rectangular blade shaped like a paddle and a short handle used in cricket

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First Known Use of cricket bat

1622, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cricket bat

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“Cricket bat.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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