(at a building site) one of a number of boards set horizontally to support strings for outlining the foundation plan of a building.
- Baton de commandement
an Upper Paleolithic instrument possibly used as a shaft straightener, often made from the main beam of an antler and having one or more perforations through which a shaft could pass. noun an antler object found in Upper Palaeolithic sites from the Aurignacian period onwards, consisting of a rod, often ornately decorated, with a hole […]
- Batter brace
a diagonal brace reinforcing one end of a truss.
- Batter bread
spoon bread. Historical Examples “Well, if it would mean more of Page’s batter bread, I shan’t mind much,” declared Zebedee as the train puffed in. Vacation with the Tucker Twins Nell Speed She would have to attempt either biscuits or batter bread, for, of course, cold bread was out of the question. The Four Corners […]
pancake (def 1).