hurlbat

noun

Definition of hurlbat 

1 obsolete : either of two ancient Roman weapons:

a : cestus entry 2

b : a short javelin having a thong by which it could be recovered after it was hurled

2a : a game resembling hurling and popular in Tudor England

b : hurl entry 2 sense 2

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History and Etymology for hurlbat

Middle English hurlebat, from hurlen to hurl + bat

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