buttoning

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

buttoning

  1. Present participle of button.

NounEdit

buttoning (plural buttonings)

  1. A fastening with buttons.
    • Sir Walter Scott, Woodstock
      He threw himself as he spoke upon a chair, and indolently, but gracefully, received the kind offices of Albert, who undid the coarse buttonings of the leathern gamashes which defended his legs []
Last modified on 22 March 2014, at 20:49