Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pieces of fabric used for stuffing; batting.
  • noun Insulation, usually made of fiberglass, that is used chiefly to prevent heat loss and is manufactured in sheets or rolls.
  • noun A roll or section of such insulation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete spelling of bat, still occasionally used in some senses. See bat, 10, 11.

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

  • noun Pieces of fabric or fibre used for stuffing; as for batting or insulation

Etymologies

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

Variant of bat1, cotton or wool fiber wadded into rolls or sheets.

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