Childing
Childing Child"ing, a. [See {Child}, v. i.] Bearing Children; (Fig.) productive; fruitful. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • childing — [chīl′diŋ΄] adj. [ME < childen, to bear a child] Archaic 1. bearing a child; pregnant 2. bearing a cluster of newer blossoms around an older blossom …   English World dictionary

  • Childing — Child Child, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Childed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Childing}.] To give birth; to produce young. [1913 Webster] This queen Genissa childing died. Warner. [1913 Webster] It chanced within two days they childed both. Latimer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • childing — /chuyl ding/, adj. Archaic. bearing children; pregnant. [1250 1300; ME; see CHILD, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • childing — ˈchīldiŋ adjective Etymology: Middle English, from present participle of child (II) 1. : bearing children or young : pregnant, parturient 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Child — Child, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Childed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Childing}.] To give birth; to produce young. [1913 Webster] This queen Genissa childing died. Warner. [1913 Webster] It chanced within two days they childed both. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Childed — Child Child, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Childed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Childing}.] To give birth; to produce young. [1913 Webster] This queen Genissa childing died. Warner. [1913 Webster] It chanced within two days they childed both. Latimer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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