draying

[ drey-ing ]
/ ˈdreɪ ɪŋ /

noun

the business, occupation, or activities of driving a dray.

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Origin of draying

First recorded in 1855–60; dray + -ing1

Words nearby draying

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Example sentences from the Web for draying

  • Tiring of the sea he put his earnings in a draying enterprise.

    Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
  • Building up the burned district, draying around the bay in every conceivable branch.