boating

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NounEdit

boating (countable and uncountable, plural boatings)

  1. the activity of going out onto a body of water in a boat
    • 1853, Charlotte Mary Yonge, The Heir of Redclyffe (volume 1, page 95)
      I like nothing better than to hear of your ridings, and shootings, and boatings.
  2. (historical) In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish.

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VerbEdit

boating

  1. Present participle of boat.
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