Baton vs Batoon - What's the difference?

baton | batoon |


As nouns the difference between baton and batoon

is that baton is a staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal while batoon is (archaic) a baton.

As a verb baton

is to strike with a baton.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

baton

English

(wikipedia baton)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal
  • (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
  • (sports) An object transferred by runners in a relay race.
  • (lb) A short stout club used primarily by policemen; a truncheon (UK).
  • (heraldiccharge) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).
  • (heraldiccharge) A riband with the ends cut off, resembling a baton, as shown on a coat of arms.
  • Derived terms

    * batonic

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To strike with a baton.
  • References

    * * The Observer's Book of Heraldry , by Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, p. 58.

    batoon

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A baton.
  • * 1819 , Walter Scott, Ivanhoe :
  • 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.

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