Wilding Wild"ing, n. (Bot.) A wild or uncultivated plant; especially, a wild apple tree or crab apple; also, the fruit of such a plant. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Ten ruddy wildings in the wood I found. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The fruit of the tree . . . is small, of little juice, and bad quality. I presume it to be a wilding. --Landor. [1913 Webster]

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