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.