the orderly of an officer in the British army
Origin of batmanbat, packsaddle (only in combination, combining ) ; from French bât ; from Old French bast ; from Medieval Latin an unverified form bastum + man
A British military officer's orderly.
Origin of batmanObsolete bat, packsaddle (from French bât, from Old French bast, from Late Latin bastum) + man.
From Turkish batman.
Originally the Bat-Man.