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fatten


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatten  \Fat"ten\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fattened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Fattining}.]  [See  {Fat},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  make  fat;  to  feed  for  slaughter;  to  make  fleshy  or 
  plump  with  fat;  to  fill  full;  to  fat. 
 
  2.  To  make  fertile  and  fruitful;  to  enrich;  as  to  fatten 
  land;  to  fatten  fields  with  blood.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatten  \Fat"ten\,  v.  i. 
  To  grow  fat  or  corpulent;  to  grow  plump,  thick,  or  fleshy;  to 
  be  pampered. 
 
  And  villains  fatten  with  the  brave  man's  labor. 
  --Otway. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatten 
  v  :  make  fat  or  plump;  "We  will  plump  out  that  poor  starving 
  child"  [syn:  {fat},  {flesh  out},  {fill  out},  {plump},  {plump 
  out},  {fatten  out},  {fatten  up}] 




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