BAT'TEN, verb transitive bat'n. [See Fat.]
1. To fatten; to make fat; to make plump by plenteous feeding.
2. To fertilize or enrich land.
BAT'TEN, verb intransitive To grow or become fat; to live in luxury, or to grow fat in ease and luxury.
The pampered monarch battening in ease.
BAT'TEN, noun A piece of board or scantling, of a few inches in breadth, used in making doors and windows. It is not as broad as a panel.
BAT'TEN, verb transitive
To form with battens.