battel (plural battels)
- To make fertile.
- To battel barren land.
- (Britain, Oxford University slang) To be supplied with provisions from the buttery.
- (Britain, Oxford University slang, chiefly in the plural) Provisions ordered from the buttery; also, the charges for them.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for battel in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)