American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A British military officer's orderly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person allowed by the government to every company of a regiment on foreign service. His duty is to take charge of the cooking utensils, etc., of the company. There is in the charge of the batman a bathorse for each company to convey the cooking utensils from place to place.
- n. A Turkish weight varying in amount in different localities. The batman formerly legal throughout the empire, now used in Constantinople and Smyrna, is 17 pounds avoirdupois. The great batman of Constantinople is 22.5 pounds; the little batman is 5.6 pounds. The batman of Tabriz is 6.4 pounds; the batman of Shiraz is 12.7 pounds; the batmanrei of Teheran is 28.3 pounds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A weight used in the East, varying according to the locality; in Turkey, the greater batman is about 157 pounds, the lesser only a fourth of this; at Aleppo and Smyrna, the batman is 17 pounds.
- n. A man who has charge of a bathorse and his load.
- n. an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer
- From Turkish batman. (Wiktionary)
- Obsolete bat, packsaddle (from French bât, from Old French bast, from Late Latin bastum) + man. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Green Hornet Trailer Puulaahi batman is gritty - November 10, 2009 added by tiki god | Images mcs+ to rate”
“The Green Hornet Trailer Puulaahi batman is worried about the franchise - November 10, 2009 added by tiki god | Images mcs+ to rate”
“My only problem with batman is that it's a great ride but you can never play it again.”
“Thus the batman is redeemed, the city is allowed to save itself (which is what the league of shadows wanted, yet batman is vindicated in achieveing the same goal without killing), and batman becomes something more than one man, a symbol and a legend, forever watching over gotham.”
“Christian Bale: Solid as ever … this guy cant put a wrong foot down … he as batman is everything batman should be, brooding, honest, powerful conflicted heroic, tragic … everyone of those emotions and more are portrayed with the greatest justice …”
“Catwoman needs to be redeemed after catwoman movie and they aren't taking the stories from any certain batman book its a combination of books.”
“May 28th, 2008 2: 13 pm ET crap calling crap, crap. lol what a bunch of jokers. they make the joker in batman look like a genius.”
“The real fans will get to watch this movie, enjoying the fact that Miller is the guy who brought back batman from the dead (The Dark Knight Returns-graphic novel) and whose works also inspired the real BATMAN MOVIE (circa 1989)!”
“I want to talk about the new batman 3 villains. why riddler? why Harley Quinn? you can only put harley Quinn in batman 3 unless you bring the joker back in!!!!!”
“I think that the next batman should be like the the dark knight comics were batman is old and has guns.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘batman’.
Unabashedly stolen from a comment made by courier12.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
vesper bat, vampire bat, fruit bat, baseball bat, Roy Batty, Townsend's big-ea..., Kitti's Hog-nosed..., giant golden-crow..., pipistrelle bat, Birdlike Noctule, stellaluna, Allen's Big-eared... and 174 more...
Everything that contains a man in it
cat-o-nine-tails, snake in the grass, puppy love, white elephant, crocodile tears, monkey business, keep the wolf fro..., culture vulture, black sheep of th..., scapegoat, ugly duckling, swan song and 260 more...
R. Peter Jackson's list
Words from Cartoons, Comics, and Kid Stuffs
Terms from the Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association, 1906. The terms were shorthand for common phrases used in telegraphic communications between station agents and Railway Asso...
Characters of fiction from films, books, myths, legends, etc.
Personajes de ficciÃ³n de pelÃculas, libros, mitos, leyendas, etc.
Black and white truths: species, characters, myths, habitats, lore.
Once upon a time, I'd've done anything to get in their underwear.
"False Friend" is a linguistic term for words that appear in more than one language, but with entirely different meanings. They can cause a lot of problems for the unwary tourist.
annoyances and obsessions.
Looking for tweets for batman.