Definitions

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  • adj. Made fat; fattened.

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Examples

  • The determined Savior has also forsworn His favorite high-calorie, high-carb foods such as fatted calf, loaves, and even His own body and blood, instead embracing muscle-building high-protein shakes and electrolyte-replacing sports drinks.

    Satire: Christ Getting In Shape For Second Coming

  • But he "fatted" his 5-iron approach shot, in his words, and failed to reach the green with his third shot out of tall weeds left of the fairway.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • London, will not have forgotten in the witching memory of all the charms of scenery and setting, how the scene where the witch of the wood, who was planning out the baking of the little hero and heroine in her oven, having "fatted" them up well, to make sweet her eating of them, was by the coolness and cleverness of the heroine locked in her own oven and baked there, literally brought down the house.

    Robert Louis Stevenson: a record, an estimate, and a memorial

  • They, the fatted proteges of the laws of chance, were undone.

    SHORTY DREAMS

  • We decided to try the beet tower and the fatted calf, still listening in as the “girl talk” from the table beside us got louder and drunker and the de rigueur flirting with the obviously gay waiter began.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Our sacred pig is bigger than any other fatted sow out there.

    John Feffer: Worshiping the Sacred Pig of the Pentagon

  • Coconut: Ground from pure, dehydrated coconut meat, then de-fatted to make a gluten free, low carbohydrate, high protein and high fibre powder.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Tarwater arrived home a true prodigal grandfather for whom the fatted calf was killed and ready.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • He would be the prodigal father, returning as penniless as when he left, and it would be up to her whether or not she killed the fatted calf.

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER

  • Perhaps it is because you are unused to consistent, natural women; because, more likely, you are only familiar with the hot-house breeds, -- pretty, helpless, well-rounded, stall-fatted little things, blissfully innocent and criminally ignorant.

    CHAPTER 10

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  • to whatever fate!

    September 20, 2009