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batement


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batement  \Bate"ment\,  n.  [For  {Abatement}.  See  2d  {Bate}.] 
  Abatement;  diminution.  --Moxon. 
 
  {Batement  light}  (Arch.),  a  window  or  one  division  of  a 
  window  having  vertical  sides,  but  with  the  sill  not 
  horizontal,  as  where  it  follows  the  rake  of  a  staircase.