Definition of Fatteners
1. fattener [n] - See also: fattener
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatteners
Literary usage of Fatteners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"Well may these fatteners upon the labour of 1 As the Author is continually referring to "Malthus," and condemning his opinions, it may be well, here briefly ..."
2. Scale and Access Issues Affecting Smallholder Hog Producers in an Expanding by Achilles Costales (2006)
"There should also be isolation pens for fatteners that need special treatment. ... Contracts range from 20 to 80 fatteners per production cycle. ..."
3. Select Essays on Commerce, Agriculture, Mines, Fisheries, and Other Useful by Tobias George Smollett (1754)
"... fatteners which we have mentioned ; but it will be ... fatteners cannot be prepared in the fame quantity •, and we are not ignorant, ..."
4. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1851)
"She was purely of the Sussex breed, and these were never considered great milkers, only fair workers and fatteners. In 1808, her best year, ..."
5. Our Domestic Birds by John Henry Robinson (1913)
"The fatteners buy in the early part of the summer from the farmers who sell the ... After the green geese are disposed of, the fatteners buy live geese ..."
6. Co-operation in Ireland by Lionel Eldred Pottinger Smith-Gordon, Francis Cruise O'Brien, Co-operative Union Ltd (1921)
"The fowl were not fattened in Ireland; but a great number of them found their way to English fatteners, who crammed them and sold them at good prices—the ..."
7. The Rothamsted Memoirs on Agricultural Science by Rothamsted Experimental Station, Joseph Henry Gilbert, John Bennet Lawes (1893)
"... wool—are applied to form some estimate of the probable comparative economy of the different lots of sheep as early fatteners, and when fed under cover. ..."