Baton

Definition of Baton

Bat´on   Pronunciation: băt´ŭn, F. bä`tôN´; 277
n.1.A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
He held the baton of command.
- Prescott.
2.(Her.) An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; - called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

Related Words

Malacca cane, achievement, alerion, alpenstock, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, aspersion, attaint, azure, badge, badge of infamy, badge of office, badges, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, bastardism, bastardy, bat, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, billy club, black eye, black mark, blazon, blazonry, blot, bludgeon, blur, bordure, brand, brassard, broad arrow, button, cadency mark, caduceus, cane, canton, cap and gown, censure, chain, chain of office, champain, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, class ring, club, coat of arms, cockade, cockatrice, collar, coronet, crescent, crest, crosier, cross, cross moline, cross-staff, crown, crutch, crutch-stick, decoration, device, diapason, difference, differencing, disparagement, dress, eagle, emblems, ensigns, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, falcon, fasces, fess, fess point, field, figurehead, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, gavel, griffin, gules, gyron, hammer and sickle, handstaff, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, heraldry, honor point, illegitimacy, illegitimateness, impalement, impaling, imputation, inescutcheon, insignia, label, lapel pin, lion, lituus, livery, lozenge, mantle, mantling, mark of Cain, markings, marshaling, martlet, mascle, medal, metal, metronome, monochord, mortarboard, motto, mullet, music stand, mute, nightstick, nombril point, octofoil, old school tie, onus, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pastoral staff, paterissa, pean, pheon, pillorying, pin, pitch pipe, point champain, portfolio, purpure, quarter, quartering, quarterstaff, reflection, regalia, reprimand, reproach, rhythmometer, ring, rod of office, rose, sable, saltire, scepter, school ring, scutcheon, shamrock, shield, shillelagh, sigillography, skull and crossbones, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, smutch, sonometer, sphragistics, spot, spread eagle, stain, stave, stigma, stigmatism, stigmatization, subordinary, swagger stick, swanking stick, swastika, taint, tarnish, tartan, tenne, thistle, tie, tincture, tone measurer, torse, tressure, truncheon, tuning bar, tuning fork, tuning pipe, unicorn, uniform, vair, verge, vert, walking stick, wand, wand of office, war club, wreath, yale
Word:

Browse

Bathorse
Bathos
bathtub
bathyal
Bathybius
Bathyergidae
Bathyergus
Bathygraphic
Bathymetric
Bathymetry
bathyscaph
bathysphere
Batidaceae
batik
Bating
Batis
Batiste
Batlet
Batman
Batoidei
-Baton-
Batoon
Batrachia
Batrachian
Batrachoid
Batrachomyomachy
Batrachophagous
bats
Batsman
Batta
Battable
Battailant
Battailous
Battalia
Battalion
Battel
Batteler
Batten
Batten door
Battening
Batter
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home