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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small furry animal that flies around at night. Also: A stout solid stick.

Usage examples (37)
  • We watched as the bat swooped down to eat the bugs just above the water.
  • bat one's eyelids
  • He was at bat when it happened
  • Next morning he finds that the bat is almost dead and is covered with ants which are devouring it. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "bat" is a flying rodent. "Batt" refers to the matted cotton inside a quilt.
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