battel


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Battel \Bat"tel\, n. [Obs. form. of Battle.] (Old Eng. Law)
   A single combat; as, trial by battel. See Wager of battel,
   under Wager.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Battel \Bat"tel\, n. [Of uncertain etymology.]
   Provisions ordered from the buttery; also, the charges for
   them; -- only in the pl., except when used adjectively.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Battel \Bat"tel\, v. i.
   To be supplied with provisions from the buttery. [Univ. of
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Battel \Bat"tel\, v. t. [Cf. Batful, Batten, v. i.]
   To make fertile. [Obs.] "To battel barren land." --Ray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Battel \Bat"tel\, a.
   Fertile; fruitful; productive. [Obs.]
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         A battel soil for grain, for pasture good. --Fairfax.
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