Batter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.

2. (v. t.) To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.

3. (v. t.) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.

4. (n.) A semi-liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.

5. (v. t.) Paste of clay or loam.

6. (n.) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.

7. (n.) A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.

8. (v. i.) To slope gently backward.

9. (n.) One who wields a bat; a batsman.

Strong's Hebrew
7843. shachath -- perhaps to go to ruin
... batter, cast off, corrupter, thing, destroyer lose, mar, perish, spill,.
A primitive root; to decay, ie (causatively) ruin (literally ...
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6351. pachach -- to ensnare
... be snared. A primitive root; to batter out; but used only as denominative from pach,
to spread a net -- be snared. see HEBREW pach. 6350, 6351. pachach. 6352 ...
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Library

The Strife for Precedence.
... the reason why men, priding themselves upon qualities in which they are equalled
by any mastiff and excelled by any horse, will stand up and batter one another ...
/.../chapin/humanity in the city/discourse iii the strife for.htm

The Faithful Servant
... The Roman Ides of July arrived. Titus had erected banks upon which his engines
were raised to batter the walls of the Temple. From ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xxi the faithful servant.htm

How Jericho was Captured.
... When men in olden times attacked a city, they tried to batter down the walls with
heavy beams of wood, having heads of iron, called battering rams; but God did ...
/.../anonymous/mother stories from the old testament/how jericho was captured.htm

A Divided Heart
... that church which runneth hither and thither and which, divided in itself, hath
lost the main stay of its strength with which it should batter against the enemy ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/a divided heart.htm

Full Power through Rhythm.
... just here. There is enough power in a normal human heart to batter down
Bunker Hill Monument if it could be centered upon it. The ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/full power through rhythm.htm

Conflagration
... thronged the western Galilee, ignorant of what was taking place, and imagining that
their bishop was being seized by violence, began to batter furiously upon ...
/.../chapter lii conflagration.htm

A Crown Op Pride or a Crown of Glory
... The destruction of Samaria and of the kingdom, then, is here prophesied"the garland
will fade, the hail will batter all its drooping flowerets, and it shall ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/a crown op pride or.htm

How Pompey had the City of Jerusalem Delivered up to Him but Took ...
... up the valley, he erected high towers upon the bank, and brought those engines which
they had fetched from Tyre near to the wall, and tried to batter it down ...
/.../chapter 7 how pompey had.htm

How Herod and Sosius Took Jerusalem by Force; and what Death ...
... which was certain death; but through their mines under ground they would appear
in the midst of them on the sudden, and before they could batter down one wall ...
/.../chapter 18 how herod and.htm

Epistle Lvii. To Aregius, Bishop of Vapincum .
... And so the greater sorrow had come upon us for your sadness, lest perchance the
affliction of a prolonged grief might batter your heart with continual pain ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle lvii to aregius bishop.htm

Thesaurus
Batter (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so
as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart. ...
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Battalion (6 Occurrences)

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Leg (24 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.
10. (vt) To use as a leg, with it as object. 11. (vt) To bow. 12. ...
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Pancake (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A thin cake of batter fried in a pan or on a
griddle; a griddlecake; a flapjack. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Battered (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Batter. Multi-Version Concordance Battered
(3 Occurrences). Matthew 12:20 He won't break a bruised reed. ...
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Cake (25 Occurrences)
... any size or shape. 3. (n.) A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a
griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes. 4. (n.) A mass ...
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Single (65 Occurrences)
... 16. (n.) A game with but one player on each side; -- usually in the plural. 17.
(n.) A hit by a batter which enables him to reach first base only. Int. ...
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Siege (63 Occurrences)
... From the mound thus erected the besiegers were able to batter the upper and weaker
part of the city wall (2 Samuel 20:15 Isaiah 37:33 Jeremiah 6:6 Ezekiel 4:2 ...
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Fig-tree (33 Occurrences)
... eat up thy sons and thy daughters, they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds, they
shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall batter thy fortified ...
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Harvests (8 Occurrences)
... eat up thy sons and thy daughters, they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds, they
shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall batter thy fortified ...
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Concordance
Batter (1 Occurrence)

Jeremiah 5:17
And they shall eat up thy harvest, and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat; they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds; they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall beat down thy fortified cities, wherein thou trustest, with the sword.
(See JPS)

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Batter

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Leg (24 Occurrences)

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