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Etymology 1Edit

put +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

putting

  1. present participle of put

NounEdit

putting (countable and uncountable, plural puttings)

  1. (obsolete) Instigation or incitement; enticement.
    • 1736, Matthew Hale, Historia Placitorum Coronæ, page 353:
      ...and then if there be a putting in fear alſo, the clergy is ouſted in all the caſes mentiond in this ſtatute.
  2. The action or result of the verb put.

Etymology 2Edit

putt +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: pŭt'ĭng, IPA(key): /ˈpʌtɪŋ/, [ˈpʰʌtɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: putt‧ing

VerbEdit

putting

  1. (golf) present participle of putt

NounEdit

putting (usually uncountable, plural puttings)

  1. (golf) The action of the verb to putt.
  2. (golf) A variety of golf in which balls are tapped into holes over short distances using a putter.
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