sailing

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sailyng, seyling, equivalent to sail +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

sailing (countable and uncountable, plural sailings)

  1. Motion across a body of water in a craft powered by the wind, as a sport or otherwise
  2. Navigation; the skill needed to operate and navigate a vessel
  3. the time of departure from a port
  4. (countable) a scheduled voyage by a ferry or ship.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English saylinge, seilinge, variants of sailende, seilende, equivalent to sail +‎ -ing.

Adjective[edit]

sailing (not comparable)

  1. Travelling by ship
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Verb[edit]

sailing

  1. present participle of sail

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