narrowing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

narrowing

  1. present participle of narrow

Noun[edit]

narrowing ‎(plural narrowings)

  1. The part of a stocking that is narrowed.
    • 1858, Margaret Maria Gordon, Household economy (page 60)
      It may be observed, as a general rule, that the length of a stocking, before the narrowings, should be, at the least, equal to twice the width of the top...