Bate/. To savagley beat something or someone.
A term used by members of the travelling community.
"I'll bate te head o' ye jack buy."
"Tell Mary Threebellies I'll bate tem fuckin kids o' hers, I'll bate tem so help me god. And tell treebellies i'd bate her any day so i wuld."
"treebellies wont fight ye cus shes scared of the baten ud give her, de fat cunt that she is"