1. [ verb ] (nautical) secure with battens

"batten down a ship's hatches"

Related terms: strengthen
2. [ verb ] (nautical) furnish with battens; of ships
Synonyms: secure batten_down
Related terms: strengthen
3. [ noun ] stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
Synonyms: batting
Related terms: stuffing
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3759
5. [ noun ] a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
Related terms: strip
Similar spelling:   baton