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English definition of “bat”

bat

verb [I]     /bæt/ (present participle batting, past tense and past participle batted)
to try to hit a ball with a bat: Rimmer batted well for Oxford. → See also not bat an eyelidCricketGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of bat verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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