Batten down

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English

Verb

to batten down (phrasal verb) (transitive and intransitive)

  1. (nautical) To close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.

References

  • FM 55-501 Marine Crewman's Handbook.

Notes

  • In transitive senses the object may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.

Derived terms

ko:batten down

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