Batoon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Batoon See Baton, and Baston.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n batoon A club or truncheon; a baton.
    • n batoon A staff of office. See baton, 1.
    • n batoon In heraldry, same as baston, 1 .
    • n batoon In architecture, same as baston, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Batoon a staff or truncheon, esp. of a policeman: a marshal's staff
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. bâton—Low L. basto, a stick; of unknown origin.

Usage

In literature:

BATOON, BASTON, OR BATON.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
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