eking

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English *eking, *eching, deverbal of eken ‎(to increase, add), equivalent to eke +‎ -ing. More at eke.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

eking ‎(plural ekings)

  1. The act or process of adding.
  2. That which is added.
  3. (nautical, obsolete) A supplementary piece of timber used to lengthen another.

Etymology 2Edit

From eke.

VerbEdit

eking

  1. present participle of eke
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