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Webster 1913 Edition


Putting

Put′ting

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Noun.
The throwing of a heavy stone, shot, etc., with the hand raised or extended from the shoulder; – originally, a Scottish game.
Putting stone
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a heavy stone used in the game of putting.

Webster 1828 Edition


Putting

PUT'TING

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ppr.
[from put.] Setting; placing; laying.

Definition 2022


putting

putting

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: po͝ot'ĭng, IPA(key): /ˈpʰʊtɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: put‧ting

Verb

putting

  1. present participle of put

Noun

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 2

See putt

Pronunciation

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

Verb

putting

  1. (golf) present participle of putt

Noun

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.
Derived terms

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