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Definitions of batten:
  • noun:   a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
  • noun:   stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
  • verb:   secure with battens
    Example: "Batten down a ship's hatches"
  • verb:   furnish with battens
    Example: "Batten ships"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3759)

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