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Meaning of BATMAN

Pronunciation:  'batmun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer

BATMAN is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: attendant, attender, tender



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \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.
Thesaurus Terms
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