वत्सायतीं हन्ति चान्या तत्रैका तु बकायतीम् ॥ १७ ॥
gopāyantyaś ca kāścana
vatsāyatīṁ hanti cānyā
tatraikā tu bakāyatīm
kṛṣṇa-rāmāyite — acting like Lord Kṛṣṇa and Lord Balarāma; dve — two gopīs; tu — and; gopāyantyaḥ — acting like Their cowherd boyfriends; ca — and; kāścana — some; vatsāyatīm — who was imitating the calf demon, Vatsāsura; hanti — killed; ca — and; anyā — another; tatra — there; ekā — one; tu — moreover; bakāyatīm — another, who was imitating the crane demon, Bakāsura.
Two gopīs acted like Rāma and Kṛṣṇa in the midst of several others, who took the role of cowherd boys. One gopī enacted Kṛṣṇa’s killing of the demon Vatsāsura, represented by another gopī, and a pair of gopīs acted out the killing of Bakāsura.