bating

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bating

  1. present participle of bate

Preposition[edit]

bating

  1. (now rare) Apart from; except.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy, XIII:
      ‘There is but little I have heard from you which I did not expect to hear, and which I ought not to have expected; because, bating one circumstance, it is all very true.’

Adjective[edit]

bating (comparative more bating, superlative most bating)

  1. (Cornwall, Devon, dialectal) Of the moon, when it is waning.

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