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meanings of batten

verb:

  1. To fertilize or enrich, as land.
  2. To gratify a morbid appetite or craving; gloat.
  3. To improve by feeding; fatten; make fat or cause to thrive due to plenteous feeding.
  4. To thrive, prosper, or live in luxury, especially at the expense of others; fare sumptuously.
  5. To feed (on); to revel (in).
  6. To fasten or secure a hatch etc using battens.
  7. To thrive by feeding; grow fat; feed oneself gluttonously.
  8. To furnish with battens.
  9. To become better; improve in condition, especially by feeding.

noun:

  1. The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
  2. In stagecraft, a long pipe, usually metal, affixed to the ceiling or fly system in a theater.
  3. A long strip of wood, metal, fibreglass etc., used for various purposes aboard ship, especially one inserted in a pocket sewn on the sail in order to keep the sail flat.
  4. A thin strip of wood used in construction to hold members of a structure together or to provide a fixing point.

name:

  1. A surname‚Äč.

words with pronunciation similar to batten

baronbeatenbarrenbuttonbattlesatinbittenfattenballotbats

words that rhyme with batten

flattensatinfattenplaten

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