- provide participle of bate.
- Apart from; except.
- apart from; excepting.
- The work of beating the wings; fluttering; fluttering away.
- The process of steeping hides and skins in an alkaline shower, to separate the lime, oil, and glutinous matter, and render them soft and flexible, and fit for tanning.
- Abating; removing; deducting; excepting.