purging

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

purging

  1. present participle of purge

Noun[edit]

purging ‎(plural purgings)

  1. The act by which something is purged.
  2. (medicine) vomiting
    • 1849, The Journal of Health and Disease (page 98)
      He had violent pains in his belly, and purgings []