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tooth +‎ -ing


toothing (plural toothings)

  1. The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.
  2. (construction) Bricks alternately projecting at the end of a wall, in order to be bonded into a continuation of it when the remainder is carried up.

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  1. present participle of tooth

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for toothing in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)