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Definition of the verb fatten

What does fatten mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: fattened | fattening | fattens

  1. make fat or plump

Alternative definition of the verb fatten

verb

  1. [intransitive] To become fatter
  2. [transitive] To cause to be fatter

Phrases with fatten

  1. fatten up
  2. fatten out
  3. to fatten

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Google previewcattle and the future of beef-production in england

fatten is the work of the commercial breeder of horned stock. Sometimes the complete process of breeding, rearing, and fattening is carried on by the same person, ...

Google previewThe Quarterly Journal of Agriculture (1834)

Aptitude to fatten is a valuable quality in cattle. Mr Bake- well says it is accompanied with smallness of the bone ; and the celebrated John Hunter says that small bones are generally indicative of corpulency. Docility of temper is another ...

Google previewJournal of Agriculture (1834)

Aptitude to fatten is a valuable quality in cattle. Mr Bake- well says it is accompanied with smallness of the bone ; and the celebrated John Hunter says that small bones are generally indicative of corpulency. Docility of temper is another ...

Google previewThe Quarterly Journal Of Agriciture (1834)

by William Blackwood

Aptitude to fatten is a valuable quality in cattle. Mr Bake- well says it is accompanied with smallness of the bone ; and the celebrated John Hunter says that small bones are generally indicative of corpulency. Docility of temper is another ...

Google previewPork Production and Preparation - A Collection of Articles on Curing, Cuts, Slaughtering and Other Aspects of Meat Production from Pigs (2014)

by Various

Fatten is a poor word. Grow is better. Wholesome pork is digestible pork. Make it so. Be merciful even toward a pig about to be killed. Save the bladders. They make airtightjar covers. Save the bristles; everything has some money value.

Google previewAmerican Journal of Agriculture and Science (1846)

The aptitude to fatten is a marked peculiarity in this branch of stock, and to secure its speedy and effectual attainment, it is necessary to provide dry lodging — the advantages of a well-drained sty can only be known from practical experience; ...

Google previewThe American Farmer (1845)

The aptitude to fatten is a marked peculiarity in this branch of stock, and to secure its speedy and effectual attainment, it is necessary to provide dry lodging — the advantages of a weildrained sty can only be known from practical experience ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

To fatten, signifies to make fat or plump ; to feed abundantly ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

lusty, obese, plump, squab, stout, tumid; 6 fatten, greasy, turgid; 7 adipose, bloated, fatness, fertile, fill out, rounded; 8 bouncing, fatten up, flesh out, plump out; 9 corpulent, dropsical, fatten out, overgrown, sebaceous, strapping fatal: 5 black; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

To FATTEN.Y. v. a. [Sax. paeccian.] 1. To feed up; to make fleshy; to plump with fat. Frequent blood-letting, in small quantities, often increaseth the force of the organs of digestion, and fatteneth and increaseth the distemper. Arbuthnot on Diet.

Google previewThe Practical Farmer, Gardener and Housewife, Or, Dictionary of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Domestic Economy (1842)

Including Descriptions of the Most Improved Kinds of Live Stock, Their Proper Treatment, Diseases and Remedies ... Together with Directions for the Culture of the Morus Multicaulis, for the Raising of Silk : Also, with Remarks on the Cultivation of Some Select Flowers and Ornamental Shrubs by Edward James Hooper

Acorns will fatten hogs fast, next to good corn, but the flesh is not so firm as grain fed hogs. A profitable way of feeding swine, is to mix in cisterns or barrels five bushels of meal to 100 gallons of water, stirring it well in cold weather to make it ...

Google previewNew Dictionary Armenian-English (2009)

by Matthias Bedrossian

"lupup a fattened, fat, plump; s. S. 'llupupa, isi. [ling. "lumpurpus, urg 0. S. "lupup; S. fat'llapurphos, High va. to fatten ; — 7&s. list ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

To fatten, signifies to make fat or plump; to feed abundantly or to excess. As a verb neuter, to grow fat or full-fleshed. Fat-brained; fat-kidneyed, fat-witted, are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

To FATTEN, v. a. [from/«M 1. To feed ; to make fleshy ; \o plump with fat. — Frequent blood letting, in small quantities, often in- creaseth the force of the organs of digestion, and fatteneth and increaseth the distemper. Arbuthnot. a. To make ...

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Scrabble value of F4A1T1T1E1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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