Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bullbat.

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Examples

  • He had a keen ear for night sounds—the rustling of varmints, the cries of owls and bullbats, deer nibbling leaves, the death squeak of a rabbit when a coyote or bobcat caught it.

    Comanche Moon

  • It was deep dusk, and birds—bullbats—were whooshing around—she could see them briefly as shadows against the darkening sky.

    Lonesome Dove

  • The sun was just easing down toward the western horizon, the bullbats were dipping toward the stone stock tank that Deets and the Captain had built long ago.

    Lonesome Dove

  • It was deep dusk, and birds — bullbats — were whooshing around — she could see them briefly as shadows against the darkening sky.

    Lonesome Dove

  • The moon was attending to business in the section of sky where it belonged, and the trees was making shadows on the ground according to science and nature, and there was a kind of conspicuous hullabaloo going on in the bushes between the bullbats and the orioles and the jack-rabbits and other feathered insects of the forest.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

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