erring

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb err.

Verb[edit]

erring

  1. Present participle of err.

Noun[edit]

erring (plural errings)

  1. The act of one who errs; sin.
    • 1837, Matthew Hole, ‎John Allen Giles, Practical discourses on the liturgy of the Church of England (page 116)
      [] these errings and strayings are here, according to the language of Scripture, compared to those of sheep, and lost sheep.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb er.

Verb[edit]

erring

  1. Present participle of er.

Anagrams[edit]