See also: bìdìng
- Rhymes: -aɪdɪŋ
biding (plural bidings)
- An awaiting; expectation.
2007, Debrena Jackson Gandy, All the Joy You Can Stand:
- I was biding time. And my biding was making me bitter.
- (archaic) Residence; habitation
- They brought us to their bidings about two miles from the harbour.
1776, Nicholas Rowe, Jane Shore:
- At Antwerp has my constant biding been, [...]