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King James Dictionary
1. To fix firmly to make fast or close as, to fasten a chain to the feet, or to fasten the feet with fetters.
2. To lock, bolt or bar to secure as, to fasten a door or window.
3. To hold together to cement or to link to unite closely in any manner and by any means, as by cement, hooks, pins, nails, cords, &c.
4. To affix or conjoin.
The words Whig and Tory have been pressed to the service of many successions of parties, with different ideas fastened to them. Not common.
5. To fix to impress.
Thinking, by this face,
To fasten in our thoughts that they have courage.
6. To lay on with strength.
Could he fasten a blow, or make a thrust, when not suffered to approach?
F'ASTEN, To fasten on, is to fix one's self to seize and hold on to clinch.
The leech will hardly fasten on a fish.
Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Fasten'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/f/fasten.html.