Fat"ten (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fattened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Fattining (?).] [See Fat, v. t.]

1.

To make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy or plump with fat; to fill full; to fat.

2.

To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich; as, to fatten land; to fatten fields with blood.

Dryden.

 

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Fat"ten, v. i.

To grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick, or fleshy; to be pampered.

And villains fatten with the brave man's labor. Otway.

 

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