Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. bateren, OF. batre, F. battre, fr. LL. battere, for L. batuere, to strike, beat; of unknown origin. Cf. Abate Bate to abate
Melt 'Nutter,' mix ingredients together with water into stiff batter; place in greased pudding basin and steam 2 hours.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
We've got to have four batters working.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
While the uproar they made was at its height, a loud battering was heard at one of the doors.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
He swore in highly indecorous terms, and tore his bedstead apart to get a battering-ram.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Make a fritter batter, stir the pieces in.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Grease the hot waffle iron and put in the batter.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
It was shaking from repeated batterings from the other side.
"Cat and Mouse" by Ralph Williams
He set down a battered table when he met Mayo and his party.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Jake Lander stepped into the batter's box and smashed the first ball pitched by Bart.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
High on the wall it hung without chimney, its battered tin reflector dimmed by soot of many nights' accumulation.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
Here by the whirling shell
I know thee most;
Here where a thousand fell
On a battered coast.
"Now ‘Neath the Cool Stars" by Leon Gellert
I am the undertow
Washing tides of power
Battering the pillars
Under your things of high law.
"Under" by Carl Sandburg
Free as the winds that winnow
Her shrubless hills of sand,
Free as the waves that batter
Along her yielding land.
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The battery grides and jingles,
Mile succeeds to mile;
Suddenly battering the silence
The guns burst out awhile….
"The Day's March" by Robert Nichols
But this time Satan throve, no doubt:
Long since, I ween,
God’s part in you was battered out;
Long since, Faustine.
"Faustine" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
For Tom fell in, and could not be
For ever after found,
For in the blood and batter he
Was strangely lost and drown'd.
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British
It was here I first encountered Britain's symbolic pub dish, fish and chips: a choice of cod—if memory serves—or plaice, battered and dripping grease, rolled with soggy fries in an old newspaper.
Looking to return to form and function, John Ely faced eight batters and allowed one hit, striking out three and walking none.
Dodgers infielder Juan Uribe breaks from the batter's box after hitting a run-scoring single against the Giants.
Even by the standards of battered automakers, Chrysler is in dire shape.
Pitcher Tyler Vitt threw a two-hitter and struck out 10 batters.
The tortoiseshell combs were on the scratched and battered table of the walk-up apartment, the platinum watch chain encircling them like a protective wall.
Left fielder Michael Morse pantomimes a home run swing after returning to the batter's box following an umpire's review of his grand slam in the first inning.
Maine law enforcement officials are heading south to help with security efforts in storm-battered New Jersey.
Conrado Marrero can still remember the crisp feeling of slipping on his Washington Senators uniform, and the surge of adrenaline he got staring down Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and other major league batters.
Angels pitcher Jered Weaver was thrown out of Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers after throwing at Tigers batter Alex Avila in the seventh inning.
Ferries to the Vineyard were running again Friday morning after a fierce northeaster battered the Vineyard this week with more coastal flooding and wind gusts of up to 77 miles per hour.
Then two metal plates and a battered pail.
The beer-battered Baja fish tacos come with a crunchy topping of curtido, a vinegary El Salvadoran coleslaw.
Metairie 's Muffler Man, battered and bruised by Isaac, down but not out.
No injuries as storms batter nation's midsection .
Nevertheless, in its low density and highly battered surface it is probably representative of many ob jects in the outer Solar system that have yet to be imaged close-up by spacecraft.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
Nowadays, the arbitrariness of the linguistic sign is a tenet of modern linguistics; and the implicit reference theory of meaning has taken a philosophical battering.
Structural Tags, Annealing and Automatic Word Classification
Jeff Schmidt, Disciplined Minds: A Critical Look at Salaried Professionals and the Soul-Battering System that Shapes Their Lives (Lanham, Maryland: Rowan & Littleﬁeld, 2000), pp. 73–74. 10.
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