Batlet

Bat´let


n.1.A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; - called also batler, batling staff, batting staff.
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Based on the book "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon, it tells the tale of a baby bat whose life is flitting along right on schedule until an owl attacks her mother one night, knocking the bewildered batlet out of her mother's loving grasp.