buttoning

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

buttoning

  1. present participle of button

Noun[edit]

buttoning ‎(plural buttonings)

  1. A fastening with buttons.
    • Sir Walter Scott, Woodstock
      He threw himself as he spoke upon a chair, and indolently, but gracefully, received the kind offices of Albert, who undid the coarse buttonings of the leathern gamashes which defended his legs []