- n. 指挥棒；接力棒；警棍；司令棒
- n. (Baton)人名；(法)巴东；(阿尔巴)巴唐
来自法语。bat, 马鞍，同bast. 可能指赶马的棍子，后指警棍。
- baton (n.)
- 1540s, "a staff used as a weapon," from French bâton "stick, walking stick, staff, club, wand," from Old French baston (12c.) "stick, staff, rod," from Late Latin bastum "stout staff," probably of Gaulish origin or else from Greek *baston "support," from bastazein "to lift up, raise, carry." Meaning "staff carried as a symbol of office" is from 1580s; musical sense of "conductor's wand" is from 1841 (from 1839 as a French word in English). Often anglicized 17c.-18c. as batoon.
- 1. He once again raised his baton and brought in the brass.
- 2. Police in riot gear baton-charged the crowd.
- 3. They were driven back by a police baton charge.
- 4. The reactionary police made a baton charge on the demonstrating crowd.
- 5. The conductor beat time with a baton.
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