Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small oyster (Ostrea lurida) native to the Pacific coast of North America.

Etymologies

After Olympia 2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The bat'leth has points on both ends, two points in between and a handle on the outside.

    Klingon Control

  • Karena opens it to find it is a minature bat'leth.

    Karena's Baby Shower (Part Three)

  • And if you look in the shadow you can see the thin line of the sword running through the first "hole" in the bat'leth.

    Patrick Stewart Knighted with Klingon Bat’leth - Pink Raygun.com

  • Worf flung his bat'leth up in time to ward off the mace-stroke of a hulking, blue-skinned Pandrilite, then whirled and parried the sword thrust of a lightning-quick Orion.

    Addicts

  • No sooner had he opened the Pandrilite's throat with his bat'leth than the Orion was on the attack again.

    Addicts

  • Reluctant to let his enemy finish the job, he plunged the point of his bat'leth into his opponent's ribs.

    Addicts

  • Perhaps a visit to Chili Headquarters with a bat'leth will convince them to leave our entertainments alone.

    tlhaQ

  • Hot on the heels of the revelation that some mope was using a Klingon bat'leth to rob convenience stores in Colorado, we now find this moving short film about Klingon Night School.

    tlhaQ

  • Here's why I feel more comfortable with the idea of having a Halligan on my wall than, say, showing off a Glamdring replica or a bat'leth .

    Alt Text: Behold! The Sacred Swordlike Tool of Fire Warriors

  • I'm not even sure if that's how you spell bat'leth.

    Archive 2007-12-01

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