ETYM Old Eng. batere, batire; cf. Old Fren. bateure, bature, a beating. Related to Batter.
A flour mixture thin enough to pour or drop from a spoon.
One that bats; especially; the player whose turn it is to bat.
A ballplayer who is batting; SYN. hitter, slugger, batsman.
The one who wields the bat in baseball.
Architecture, recede as it rises (of a wall)
Batter rule, plumb-line of such walls, falling within base.
To coat (food) with batter for frying.
To give a receding upward slope to (as a wall)