bating

[ bey-ting ]
/ ˈbeɪ tɪŋ /

preposition Scot.

with the exception of; excluding.

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Origin of bating

First recorded in 1560–70; shortening of abating;see abate

OTHER WORDS FROM bating

un·bat·ing, adjective
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