Baton vs Batoon - What's the difference?
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?
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.
To strike with a baton.
* The Observer's Book of Heraldry , by Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, p. 58.
(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.