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.



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Bat"man (?), n.; pl. Batmen (#). [F. bt packsaddle + E. man. Cf. Bathorse.]

A man who has charge of a bathorse and his load.



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