New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: batter · fatten · patten · battery · batting · battler · flatten · pattern · attend · bathe
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batten

1 noun CONSTRcaolach masc1  c m usliseog fem2  c m ua batten fence fál sliseoga batten type ladder dréimire caolaigh 2 noun NAUT, SAILsparra masc4  c m ubaitín masc4  c m u
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3 verb CONSTR TRANSITIVEdaingnigh verb  c m u 4 verb fasten securely TRANSITIVEdaingnigh verb  c m uhe battened down the house for the night dhaingnigh sé an teach don oíchethey battened down all the doors with planks of wood dhaingnigh siad na doirse ar fad le cláir adhmaid
phrases

to batten down the hatches

1 prepare for difficult situationtú féin a dhéanamh réidhtú féin a réiteach 2 NAUT, SAIL on shipna haistí a dhaingniúna haistí a leaganna haistí a sparradhna haistí a theannadh