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Definition of batter:

  1. A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
  2. A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
  3. A semi- liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
  4. One who wields a bat; a batsman.
  5. Paste of clay or loam.
  6. To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
  7. To flatten ( metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
  8. To slope gently backward.
  9. To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.


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