Definition of Battero

1. a cudgel [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Battero

battered women
batteree
batterees
batterer
batterers
batterie
batterie de cuisine
batteries
battering
battering ram
battering rams
battering train
battering trains
batterings
batterlike
battero (current term)
batteros
batters
batters' boxes
battery
battery-acid
battery-backed
battery-backed save
battery-backed saves
battery-powered
battery acid
battery booster
battery cage
battery cages
battery charger

Literary usage of Battero

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

1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"battero. A bat ; a stick. This word occurs in one of the quarto editions of King Lear, 1608, iv. 6, in the place of bat in another quarto, and ballow in the ..."

2. An Italian and English Dictionary with Pronunciation and Brief Etymologies by August Hjalmar Edgren, Giuseppe Bico, John Lawrence Gerig (1901)
"cudgel again. ri battero, TR.: beat, etc., again; repeat; insist; combat (oppugn); beat back (repel, confute) ; reverberate, reflect ; sharpen. ..."

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