trampling

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trampling

  1. present participle of trample

NounEdit

trampling (countable and uncountable, plural tramplings)

  1. The act of something that tramples.
    • 1896, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], 'Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc':
      The awfulest thing was the silence; there wasn't a sound but the screaking of the saddles, the measured tramplings, and the sneezing of the horses, afflicted by the smothering dust-clouds which they kicked up.

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