hollowing

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

hollowing

  1. Present participle of hollow.

NounEdit

hollowing (plural hollowings)

  1. The act of one who hollows; a cry or shout.
    • Fuller
      Whisperings and hollowings are alike to a deaf ear.
    • 1819, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Travels in Nubia
      At length, about three o'clock in the morning, we heard the distant hollowings of our watermen, and soon after refreshed ourselves with copious draughts of the delicious water of the Nile.
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