Webster 1913 Edition
Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.
Noah removed the
coveringof the ark.
Gen. viii. 13.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no
coveringin the cold.
Job. xxiv. 7.
coveringover the well’s mouth.
2 Sam. xvii. 19.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.That which convers; any thing spread or laid over another, whether for security or concealment.
Noah removed the covering of the ark. Genesis 8.
He spread a cloud for a covering. Psalm 105.
Destruction hath no covering. Job 26.
2.A cover; a lid.
Every open vessel that hath no covering. Numbers 19.
3.Clothing; raiment; garments; dress.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold. Job 24.
covering (countable and uncountable, plural coverings)
that which covers something
- present participle of cover