Bat"tel (?), n. [Obs. form. of Battle.] Old Eng.Law

A single combat; as, trial by battel. See Wager of battel, under Wager.

 

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Bat"tel, n. [Of uncertain etymology.]

Provisions ordered from the buttery; also, the charges for them; -- only in the pl., except when used adjectively.

[Univ. of Oxford, Eng.]

 

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Bat"tel, v. i.

To be supplied with provisions from the buttery.

[Univ. of Oxford, Eng.]

 

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Bat"tel, v. t. [Cf. Batful, Batten, v. i.]

To make fertile.

[Obs.] "To battel barren land."

Ray.

 

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Bat"tel, a.

Fertile; fruitful; productive.

[Obs.]

A battel soil for grain, for pasture good. Fairfax.

 

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