noun, plural batsmen.
a batter, especially in cricket.

1750–60; bat1 + 's1 + man1

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batsman (ˈbætsmən)
n , pl -men
1.  cricket
 a.  a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
 b.  a player who specializes in batting
2.  a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing

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The batsman la too busy watching the pitcher to think about batting.
He is a fine batsman, base runner and fielder, and his career on the diamond should be brilliant.
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