Batten - v. t. To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten.
Batten - v. t. To fertilize or enrich, as land.
Batten - v. i. To grow fat; to grow fat in ease and luxury; to glut
Batten - n . 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,
Batten - v. t. To furnish or fasten with battens.
Batten - v. t. The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes
the threads of a woof.