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Batten

Bat´ten   Pronunciation: băt´t'n
v. t.1.To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten.
[imp. & p. p. Battened (băt"t'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Battening.]
2.To fertilize or enrich, as land.
v. i.1.To grow fat; to grow fat in ease and luxury; to glut one's self.
n.1.(Com. & Arch.) A strip of sawed stuff, or a scantling;
Batten door
(Arch.) a door made of boards of the whole length of the door, secured by battens nailed crosswise.
v. t.1.To furnish or fasten with battens.
To batten down
to fasten down with battens, as the tarpaulin over the hatches of a ship during a storm.
n.1.The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
Noun1.batten - stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
Synonyms: batting
2.batten - a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
Verb1.batten - furnish with battens; "batten ships"
Synonyms: batten down, secure
2.batten - secure with battens; "batten down a ship's hatches"
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