batten

Primary Meanings of batten

1.
nv
a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
secure with battens
2.
n
stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
Full Definitions of batten
1

n a strip fixed to something to hold it firm

Type of:
strip
thin piece of wood or metal

v secure with battens

batten down a ship's hatches”
Type of:
beef up, fortify, strengthen
make strong or stronger

v furnish with battens

batten ships”
Synonyms:
batten down, secure
Type of:
beef up, fortify, strengthen
make strong or stronger
2

n stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber

Synonyms:
batting
Type of:
stuffing
padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture

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