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  • v. To cause to gain weight by means of feeding.

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  • v. make fat or plump


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  • Australian gourmands are beginning to appreciate this delicacy, which is said to be marvellously strengthening, though without elaborate cooking it is almost tasteless, and therefore unlike dugong soup, which surpasses turtle in flavour and delicacy, and would fatten up a skeleton.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber


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