Definition of Battill
1. to feed [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: feed
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Literary usage of Battill
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"But when that anye lande withe battill Was ... battill can cease, Throughout the worlde abouto. ..."
2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1843)
"But when that anye lande withe battill Was ... battill can cease, Throughout the worlde aboute. ..."
3. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"... battill did abyde, Hard by the town of fair Harlaw. ... the fecht on ilka syde, And on the ground lay mony a bouk Of them that thair did battill byd. ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"V. battill. the same with E. bottle. Hence, To BATTLE »trae. V. To BOTTLE. BATTLE of »trae, a bundle of straw, Loth. BATTOCK, ». A tuft of grass, ..."
5. The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious by Evergreen, Allan Ramsay (1874)
"... battill did abyde, Hard by the Town of fair HARLAW, XVIII. ... Fecht on ilka Syde, And on the Ground lay mony a Bouk Of them that thair did battill byd. ..."