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From hot +‎ -en.

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hotten (third-person singular simple present hottens, present participle hottening, simple past and past participle hottened)

  1. (transitive, nonstandard) To make hot
    • 2009, Orson Scott Card, Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker, page 22:
      Jackson nodded gravely. He looked so vain and upright and godly that Hooch couldn't resist it, he hottened up the chair under Jackson just a little, just enough that Jackson had to wiggle his butt.

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