batman

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

bat (packsaddle) +‎ man. The element bat is from French bât, from Old French bast.[1]

Noun[edit]

batman (plural batmen)

  1. (military) A servant or valet to an army officer.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Turkish batman.[2]

Noun[edit]

batman (plural batmans)

  1. A unit of weight used in the East.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "batman." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2009.
  2. ^ "batman." Dictionary.com. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. MICRA, Inc. 2009.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Turkic *batmān, from Old Turkic batman, from Proto-Turkic.

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batman (definite accusative batmanı)

  1. (historical) A unit of weight formerly used in the Ottoman period.
    • 1992, Pertev Nailı̂ Boratav, Zaman zaman içinde[1], page 38:
      Bin batmandan olsa kazan
      Ustager değil mi düzen
      Hayranlık esince cana
      Bengilik de gereğ olur.
      Even if the kettle weighs thousands of batmans
      Isn't the order skillful
      If the admiration blows to the soul
      The eternity also is indispensable.