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batting

[ bat-ing ]
/ ˈbæt ɪŋ /
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noun
the act or manner of using a bat in a game of ball.
cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers in batts or sheets, used as filling for quilts or bedcovers.
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Origin of batting

First recorded in 1605–15; bat1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for batting

batting
/ (ˈbætɪŋ) /

noun
Also called: batt cotton or woollen wadding used in quilts, mattresses, etc
the action of a person or team that hits with a bat, esp in cricket or baseball
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