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See also: Winning
- present participle and gerund of
- Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.
- That constitutes a win.
- the winning entry in the competition
- the winning lotto numbers
- That leads to success.
- a winning formula, strategy, etc.
- a winning smile
that constitutes a win
that leads to success
winning (plural winnings)
- The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
- (chiefly in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
- 1387–1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Man of Lawes Tale”, in The Canterbury Tales, [Westminster: William Caxton, published 1478], →OCLC; republished in [William Thynne], editor, The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed, […], [London]: […] [Richard Grafton for] Iohn Reynes […], 1542, →OCLC:
- Ye seeke land and sea for your winnings.
- (please add an English translation of this quotation)
- (mining) A new opening.
- 1948 January and February, “Notes and News: Duke of Wellington's Early Railway Journey”, in Railway Magazine, page 55:
- The train proceeded to North Pittington Colliery, 600 yd. away, where the Duke viewed the new winning, examined the pumping and drawing engines, and saw how pitmen descended and ascended the shaft.
- The portion of a coalfield out for working.
- Alternative form of