hurlbat

noun

Definition of hurlbat

  1. 1 obsolete :  either of two ancient Roman weapons: a :  cestus b :  a short javelin having a thong by which it could be recovered after it was hurled

  2. 2a :  a game resembling hurling and popular in Tudor England b :  hurl 2

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Origin and Etymology of hurlbat

Middle English hurlebat, from hurlen to hurl + bat


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