browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
batman

more about batman

batman


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batman  \Bat"man\,  n.  [Turk.  batman.] 
  A  weight  used  in  the  East,  varying  according  to  the  locality; 
  in  Turkey,  the  greater  batman  is  about  157  pounds,  the  lesser 
  only  a  fourth  of  this  at  Aleppo  and  Smyrna,  the  batman  is  17 
  pounds.  --Simmonds. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batman  \Bat"man\,  n.;  pl  {Batmen}.  [F.  b[^a]t  packsaddle  +  E. 
  man.  Cf  {Bathorse}.] 
  A  man  who  has  charge  of  a  bathorse  and  his  load.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  batman 
  n  :  an  orderly  assigned  to  serve  a  British  military  officer 




more about batman