Definitions

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  • n. A bat (the mammal).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bat; a flittermouse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bat: same as flittermouse.

Etymologies

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Old English vlindre moth (compare Dutch vlinder butterfly) + English mouse. Compare flittermouse, flinder.

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