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See also: Baton, bâton, and batön

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baton (plural batons)

  1. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes
    the baton of a field marshal
  2. (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
  3. (sports) An object transferred by runners in a relay race.
  4. (US) A short stout club used primarily by policemen; a truncheon (UK).
    Synonyms: billy club, nightstick
  5. (heraldry) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).
  6. (heraldry) A riband with the ends cut off, resembling a baton, as shown on a coat of arms.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

baton (third-person singular simple present batons, present participle batoning, simple past and past participle batoned)

  1. To strike with a baton.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]
  • The Observer's Book of Heraldry, by Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, page 58.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton

NounEdit

baton

  1. bread stick
  2. chocolate stick

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][2], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

baton

  1. accusative singular of bato

HiligaynonEdit

VerbEdit

báton

  1. accept, get, receive

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

baton

  1. Rōmaji transcription of バトン

PolishEdit

 
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baton (1)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baton m inan (diminutive batonik)

  1. candy bar

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • baton in Polish dictionaries at PWN