bat · noun C /bæt/Full view
bat (STICK)
A1 a specially shaped piece of wood used for hitting the ball in many games
Dictionary example:

a baseball/cricket bat

Learner example:

My father brought me a bicycle and my mother gave me a baseball bat. (Key English Test; A2; Singhalese)

bat (ANIMAL)
B1 a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies at night
Dictionary example:

Bats were swooping through the night air.

Learner example:

A bat flew close to my left ear and far away I heard some strange sounds. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)

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