byhearting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From byheart +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

byhearting (plural byheartings)

  1. Memorisation; recitation.
    • 2011, Patrick French, India: A Portrait:
      [...] the new books tried to put forward information and make the reader think about it―a substantial move away from the rote learning that Indian schoolchildren refer to as “byhearting."

Verb[edit]

byhearting

  1. Present participle of byheart.