Going Go"ing, n. 1. The act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad. [1913 Webster]

2. Departure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Pregnancy; gestation; childbearing. --Crew. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. Course of life; behavior; doings; ways. [1913 Webster]

His eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings. --Job xxxiv. 21. [1913 Webster]

{Going barrel}. (Horology) (a) A barrel containing the mainspring, and having teeth on its periphery to drive the train. (b) A device for maintaining a force to drive the train while the timepiece is being wound up.

{Going forth}. (Script.) (a) Outlet; way of exit. ``Every going forth of the sanctuary.'' --Ezek. xliv. 5. (b) A limit; a border. ``The going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadesh-barnea.'' --Num. xxxiv. 4.

{Going out}, or {Goings out}. (Script.) (a) The utmost extremity or limit. ``The border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea.'' --Num. xxxiv. 12. (b) Departure or journeying. ``And Moses wrote their goings out according to their journeys.'' --Num. xxxiii. 2.

{Goings on}, behavior; actions; conduct; -- usually in a bad sense.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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