boating

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Noun[edit]

boating ‎(countable and uncountable, plural boatings)

  1. The activity of going out onto a body of water in a boat.
    • 1853, Charlotte Mary Yonge, The Heir of Redclyffe (volume 1, page 95)
      I like nothing better than to hear of your ridings, and shootings, and boatings.
    • 1953, Pennsylvania Angler (volumes 22-23, page 61)
      With the old boatmen holding annual re-unions at Rolling Green Park, tales and exciting moments of boatings and fishing in the old canal are told and re-told among veteran boatmen.
  2. (historical) In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish.

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Verb[edit]

boating

  1. present participle of boat