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belting

[ bel-ting ]
/ ˈbɛl tɪŋ /
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noun
material for belts.
belts collectively.
Informal. a beating or thrashing.
Obsolete. belt.
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Origin of belting

First recorded in 1560–70; belt + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for belting

belting
/ (ˈbɛltɪŋ) /

noun
the material used to make a belt or belts
belts collectively
informal a beating
adjective
British informal excellent; first-class
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