- present participle of pertain
pertaining (plural pertainings)
- Something that pertains; an appurtenance.
- 1869, Horace Bushnell, Women's suffrage: the reform against nature (page 90)
- When, I say, these things are duly considered as pertainings of a woman's lot, we might almost justify them in a riot against natural sexhood itself, if there were any thing to be gained by it.