noun (sometimes not capitals) (Judaism)
(in some congregations) a ceremony of confirmation for a girl of at least Bat Mitzvah age
the girl herself
(of a dog or other canid) having large, erect ears rounded at the top, resembling those of a bat. Historical Examples With trunks eagerly outstretched as if seeking to grip something, the huge, bat-eared heads heaved themselves up. In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts “Turn him into those pigpens at the rear,” […]
- Bat-eared fox
Cape fox. a fox, Vulpes chama, inhabiting dry areas of southern Africa and having large pointed ears, silvery gray coat, and a bushy tail with a black tip.
any of the flat-bodied, marine fishes of the family Ogcocephalidae, as Ogcocephalus vespertilio, common in the southern Atlantic coastal waters of the U.S. a stingray, Aetobatis californicus, found off the coast of California. noun (pl) -fish, -fishes any angler of the family Ogcocephalidae, having a flattened scaleless body and moving on the sea floor by […]
to catch birds at night by dazzling them with a light and then capturing them in a net. verb (intransitive) to catch birds by temporarily blinding them with light