paddling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From paddle +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

paddling

  1. present participle of paddle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English padelynge, equivalent to paddle +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

paddling (plural paddlings)

  1. The act of using a paddle.
  2. An act of corporal punishment consisting of spanking the buttocks with a paddle.
  3. A collective noun for ducks when they are on water.
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