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gathering

[ gath-er-ing ]
/ ˈgæð ər ɪŋ /
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noun

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Origin of gathering

before 900; Middle English gaderinge,Old English gaderunge.See gather, -ing1
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gathering
/ (ˈɡæðərɪŋ) /

noun

a group of people, things, etc, that are gathered together; assembly
sewing a gather or series of gathers in material
  1. the formation of pus in a boil
  2. the pus so formed
printing an informal name for section (def. 17)
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