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n.1.See Baton, and Baston.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Of this mighty Order I am no mean member, but already one of the Chief Commanders, and may well aspire one day to hold the batoon of Grand Master.
Team Ayala Malls: (back row from left) Ayala Malls vice president for leasing Mic Coson, Ayala Malls area head-North Malls AC Legarda, Ayala Malls area head - Central Manila Malls Joseph Reyes, and Ayala Malls leasing head Mark Sablan (front) Ayala Malls operations head-Luzon Area Charmaine Bauzon, Ayala Malls Group director of marketing Eunice Velasco and Ayala Malls project development head Roann Batoon "It's nice to mix and match so that you can really establish your own style," affirms Velasco, who also informs me that Ayala Malls is rebranding not just the logo, which will become all orange but also the way they do events.
PORTLAND - Miranda Halverson and Patty Batoon finished with 10 kills each as Multnomah downed New Hope Christian in a nonconference volleyball match Wednesday, 25-19, 25-23, 25-18.
of baton (or batoon) are now obsolete, while sense 2, related to authority (including police) is still in use and part of phrases.
The delegation included President IWCCI Alia Akram, VP Naima Ansari, Halima Aftab, Shirin Javed, Rizwana Noreen, Shamim Aftab, Farrah Sohail, Mumtaz Akhtar, Sajida Anwaar, Munnazza Arif, Muhammad Arif, Maimoona Khakwani, Laziza Batoon, and Syed Parwana.
Only two Filipinos were on board--the driver, Jaime Batoon, who was killed, and Lotlot Yap, a 38-year-old nanny working for an Iranian family and helping care for their 8-month-old twin