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retaining (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to something that retains something else, as with a retaining wall.
retaining (plural retainings)
- The act by which something or someone is retained; a retention.
- 1989, John Malcolm William Bean, From Lord to Patron: Lordship in Late Medieval England, page 212:
- All retainings by indenture before that date were declared null and void 'other than to be the household servant or officer or of his [the lord's] council for lawful service done or to be done'.