pātini

pātini, n., v.t. Batten. Kua ‘āpapa rātou i te pi‘a ki runga i te pātini. They stacked the crates up on the battens; I ‘apai mai au i tēia au pātini ‘ei tāpoki i te pi‘a ‘ānani. I’ve brought these battens to use as lids for the boxes of oranges; E pātini i te au pa‘upa‘u‘anga o te pāruru ‘are. Put these battens over the joins in the wall.
(see tāpātini.)
[Eng. batten.]

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