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FAT, a.

1. Fleshy plump corpulent abounding with an oily concrete substance, as an animal body the contrary to lean as a fat man a fat ox.
2. Coarse gross.

Nay, added fat pollutions of our own.

3. Dull heavy stupid unteachable.

Make the heart of this people fat. Isaiah 6 .

4. Rich wealthy affluent.

These are terrible alarms to persons grown fat and wealthy.

5. Rich producing a large income as a fat benefice.
6. Rich fertile as a fat soil or rich nourishing as fat pasture.
7. Abounding in spiritual grace and comfort.

They the righteous shall be fat and flourishing. Psalms 42 .

FAT, n.

1. An oily concrete substance, deposited in the cells of the adipose or cellular membrane of animal bodies. In most parts of the body, the fat lies immediately under the skin. Fat is of various degrees of consistence, as in tallow, lard and oil. It has been recently ascertained to consist of two substances, stearine and elaine, the former of which is solid, the latter liquid, at common temperatures, and on the different proportions of which its degree of consistence depends.
2. The best or richest part of a thing.

Abel brought of the fat of his flock. Genesis 4 .

FAT, To make fat to fatten to make plump and fleshy with abundant food as, to fat fowls or sheep.

FAT, To grow fat, plump and fleshy.

An old ox fats as well, and is as good, as a young one.


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Entry for 'Fat'. King James Dictionary.

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