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tiring

  1. present participle of tire

NounEdit

tiring (plural tirings)

  1. (uncountable) The action of tiring.
  2. (falconry) Bits of bone and tough organic material from a corpse given to hawks to abate their hunger.
    • 1486, Juliana Berners, Book of Saint Albans:
      Oꝛ ellis take peꝛcelli Rootis and ſeꝛue hiꝛ with theyem in the ſame maneꝛ, and when ſhe tyrith holde rew ī yowre honde with the tyring and that ſhall make hiꝛ voide, bot it is peꝛlous to vſe it often that the Juce fall neꝛ ſpꝛyug in to hiꝛ yghes.

AdjectiveEdit

tiring (comparative more tiring, superlative most tiring)

  1. That tires or tire.
    Carrying my bags up four flights of stairs is very tiring.

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