Battill

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Battill (Spens.) to fatten
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Late L. batilli, perh. conn. with Battle, to feed.

Usage

In literature:

He sang his battile song.
"Crooked Trails" by Frederic Remington
I became a Breetish tar, an' fouted in all the battils of the navy.
"The Pirate City" by R.M. Ballantyne
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