Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nourishing; fattening.
- n. A growing fat, or the process of causing to grow fat; a fattening.
- n. That which nourishes or fattens, as food, or feed for animals, or manure for soil.
- From battle. (Wiktionary)
“Schumacher showed little interest in battling for a podium spot, however, driving defensively the rest of the way to keep Button behind him.”
“The tip-off has been heralded as a major intelligence coup, but the detainee's shifting loyalties to al Qaeda over the years also underscore the challenges in battling the group.”
“But the detainee's shifting loyalties to al Qaeda over the years also underscore the challenges in battling the group.”
“She held out her arms for him to place the wrap about her -- her valiant little arms that were so wise and steel-like in battling with the breakers, and that yet were such just mere-woman's arms, round and warm and white, delicious as a woman's arms should be, with the canny muscles, masking under soft-roundness of contour and fine smooth skin, capable of being flexed at will by the will of her.”
“It's conceivable that Tarvaris Jackson and Sage Rosenfels could begin battling for the starting job at the outset of training camp for a second consecutive year only to have Favre show up after the Mankato portion of the practices are complete.”
“Come Thursday night, at the Boston Park Plaza hotel, the 28-year old Mr. Myerson has enlisted 28 amateur boxers to fight three two-minute rounds apiece—separated, of course, by round-marking, placard-waving "ring girls"—all in the name of battling cancer.”
“Also similar to the civil war, the US is again battling over states 'rights.”
“Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Ben S. Bernanke deserves another term as Federal Reserve Chairman based on his success in battling the financial crisis, said Princeton University Economist Paul Krugman, a winner of the Nobel Prize.”
“The obesity epidemic is threatening national security, so schools — which are on the front lines in battling the problem — need to boot out junk food and serve healthier snacks and meals, a group of retired military leaders is announcing today.”
“Eve Ensler, author of the Vagina Monologues, shared her powerful story of inspiration and courage in battling cancer.”
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