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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Batten \Bat"ten\ (b[a^]t"t'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Battened}
     (b[a^]t"t'nd); 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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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