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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatness  \Fat"ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  fat,  plump,  or  full-fed; 
  corpulency;  fullness  of  flesh. 
 
  Their  eyes  stand  out  with  fatness.  --Ps.  lxxiii. 
  7. 
 
  2.  Hence  Richness;  fertility;  fruitfulness. 
 
  Rich  in  the  fatness  of  her  plenteous  soil.  --Rowe. 
 
  3.  That  which  makes  fat  or  fertile. 
 
  The  clouds  drop  fatness.  --Philips. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatness 
  n  :  excess  bodily  weight;  "she  found  fatness  disgusting  in 
  herself  as  well  as  in  others"  [syn:  {fat},  {avoirdupois}] 
  [ant:  {leanness}] 




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