Definition of Batsmen

1. Noun. (plural of batsman) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Batsmen

1. batsman [n] - See also: batsman

Lexicographical Neighbors of Batsmen

batrachophagous
batrachotoxin
batrachotoxins
batroxostatin
bats
bats away
bats for both sides
bats in
bats out
batskin
batskins
batsman
batsmanship
batsmen (current term)
batson venous plexus
batsqueak
batswing
batswoman
batswomen
batt
batta
battailant
battailants
battaile
battailous
battalia
battalias

Literary usage of Batsmen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Athletic Sports and Recreations for Boys by John George Wood (1861)
"THE batsmen, OB STRIKERS, Should stand in the attitude well depicted in the illustration ; and in playing fast balls should rarely attempt to strike them ..."

2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1890)
"batsmen admitted it was as simple a ball as any bowler could bowl, but they expected something different from him. I am beginning- to hope that very shortly ..."

3. Cricket by Edward Lyttelton (1894)
"Here I will admit at once that there are many batsmen who ought never to ... But it is certain that in every eleven there are one or two batsmen who, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"This is also the reason why the batsmen do not change ends after a " wide " or " no ball ... When all is ready, the two selected batsmen go to the wickets, ..."

5. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1901)
"For he held, and surely rightly, that if the batsmen's attention were attracted as ... The batsmen kept on running Pilch, and as the latter was too far out, ..."

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