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

  • n. A boy who is employed by a baseball team to look after its equipment, especially the bats.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boy employed to watch over the bats, and assist the players in retrieving them during play.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A boy who holds the bats and presents the bat to a batter when the batter is going to the batter's box to bat. The batboy sometimes also keeps other team equipment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) a boy who takes care of bats and other baseball equipment


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