carting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cart +‎ -ing.

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Verb[edit]

carting

  1. Present participle of cart.

Noun[edit]

carting (plural cartings)

  1. The transporting of someone in a cart through the streets as part of a public punishment or humiliation.
    • 2012, Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex, Penguin 2013, p. 15:
      When Rowland Hill, Lord Mayor in 1550, instigated the carting of notable citizens for unchastity, several of them ‘told him that it was not right to be so severe […]’.

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