Batch

Batch (?), n. [OE. bache, bacche, fr. AS. bacan to bake; cf. G. geb├Ąck and D. baksel. See Bake, v. t.]

1. The quantity of bread baked at one time.

2. A quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group or collection of persons or things of the same kind; as, a batch of letters; the next batch of business. "A new batch of Lords." Lady M. W. Montagu.