Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the British army, a horse for carrying baggage belonging to an officer or to the baggage-train. Also written bawhorse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A horse which carries an officer's baggage during a campaign.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A horse which carries an officer's baggage during a campaign.

Etymologies

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French bat packsaddle (cheval de bat packhorse) + English horse. See bastard and batman.

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