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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of fixing to a wall battens, to which are to be nailed laths to receive plastering.
  • noun The battens fixed to a wall for this purpose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) Furring done with small pieces nailed directly upon the wall.

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  • verb Present participle of batten.

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