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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Pieces of fabric used for stuffing; batting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Pieces of fabric or fibre used for stuffing; as for batting or insulation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of bat, still occasionally used in some senses. See bat, 10, 11.


Variant of bat1, cotton or wool fiber wadded into rolls or sheets.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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