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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batten  \Bat"ten\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Battened}  (?);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Battening}.]  [See  {Batful}.] 
  1.  To  make  fat  by  plenteous  feeding;  to  fatten.  ``Battening 
  our  flocks.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  fertilize  or  enrich,  as  land. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Battening  \Bat"ten*ing\,  n.  (Arch.) 
  Furring  done  with  small  pieces  nailed  directly  upon  the  wall. 




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