- the act or practice of a person who preaches.
- the art of delivering sermons.
- a sermon.
- a public religious service with a sermon.
- of, relating to, or resembling preaching: a preaching tone of voice.
Origin of preaching
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Examples from the Web for preachings
The preachings and the prayer meetings had not yet commenced.Hidden Hand
Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
I was religious and didn't play much, but I sho' did like to listen to preachings.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
They listened to their preachings, they joined their Church.
"His majesty requests you to discontinue the preachings," said Ferdinand.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
He had also induced them occasionally to accompany him to the preachings at the Cathedral.The Spanish Brothers