tocoming

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tocoming, deverbal of tocomen (to arrive, approach). More at tocome.

Noun[edit]

tocoming (plural tocomings)

  1. An arrival; an encounter.
    • 1899, Robert Lindsay, Ae. James George Mackay, The historie and cronicles of Scotland:
      Be thir words war said his men was sa inrageit and ruschit sa furieouslie wpoun the Inglisch wangaird witht exis speiris and halberds and maid sa great slaughter at the first tocoming that they put the Inglisch men cleane abak fre thair standart and compelled thame at the last to tak the flight.