drenching

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English drenchyng, drenchynge, drenchende, from Old English drenċende, from Proto-Germanic *drankijandz, present participle of *drankijaną (to drench), equivalent to drench +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

drenching

  1. present participle of drench

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English drenchinge, equivalent to drench +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

drenching (plural drenchings)

  1. The act by which something is drenched; a soaking.

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