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batonless (not comparable)
- Without a baton.
2008 June 30, Daniel J. Wakin, “In Italy, ‘Eroica’ Energizes a Frail Fixture of Period Music”, in New York Times:
- Taking his seat facing the Orchestra of the 18th Century, the man, Frans Bruggen, began conducting Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony, batonless, his right hand karate-chopping the air.