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conquering (plural conquerings)
- gerund of : an act of conquest.
- c. 1580s, Philip Sidney, “Astrophel and Stella”, in Mary Sidney, editor, The Covntesse of Pembrokes Arcadia […] [The New Arcadia], 3rd edition, London: […] [John Windet] for William Ponsonbie, published 1598, OCLC 504224957, sonnet 29, page 528:
- So Stellas heart finding what power Loue brings, / To keepe it ſelfe in life and liberty, / Doth willing graunt, that in the frontiers he / Vſe all to helpe his other conquerings: […]