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serpentining (plural serpentinings)
- gerund of : a serpentine twisting.
- 1852 July, Herman Melville, “Book VI. Isabel, and the First Part of the Story of Isabel.”, in Pierre: Or, The Ambiguities, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, […], →OCLC, section VI, page 172:
- Among the waltzings, and the droppings, and the swarmings of the sounds, Pierre now heard the tones above deftly stealing and winding among the myriad serpentinings of the other melody: […]