battening

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There are 9 letters in the word BATTENING

2 Definitions  for the word battening:

GCIDE Definitions - BATTEN

Batten
Bat"ten (b, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Battened (b; p. pr. & vb. n. Battening.] [See Batful.] 1. To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten. Battening our flocks. Milton.
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2. To fertilize or enrich, as land.
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Batten
Bat"ten (b, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Battened (b; p. pr. & vb. n. Battening.] [See Batful.] 1. To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten. Battening our flocks. Milton.
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2. To fertilize or enrich, as land.
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Batten
Bat"ten, n. [F. b stick, staff. See Baton.] A strip of sawed stuff, or a scantling; as, (a) pl. (Com. & Arch.) Sawed timbers about 7 by 2 1/2 inches and not less than 6 feet long. Brande & C. (b) (Naut.) A strip of wood used in fastening the edges of a tarpaulin to the deck, also around masts to prevent chafing. (c) A long, thin strip used to strengthen a part, to cover a crack, etc.
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Batten door (Arch.), a door made of boards of the whole length of the door, secured by battens nailed crosswise.
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Batten
Bat"ten, n. [F. b stick, staff. See Baton.] A strip of sawed stuff, or a scantling; as, (a) pl. (Com. & Arch.) Sawed timbers about 7 by 2 1/2 inches and not less than 6 feet long. Brande & C. (b) (Naut.) A strip of wood used in fastening the edges of a tarpaulin to the deck, also around masts to prevent chafing. (c) A long, thin strip used to strengthen a part, to cover a crack, etc.
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Batten door (Arch.), a door made of boards of the whole length of the door, secured by battens nailed crosswise.
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Batten
Bat"ten, n. [F. battant. See Batter, v. t.] The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
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Batten
Bat"ten, n. [F. battant. See Batter, v. t.] The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
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GCIDE Definitions - BATTENING

Battening
Bat"ten*ing (/), n. (Arch.) Furring done with small pieces nailed directly upon the wall.
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Battening
Bat"ten*ing (/), n. (Arch.) Furring done with small pieces nailed directly upon the wall.
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