ingathering

[in-gath-er-ing]

noun

a gathering in, especially of farm products; harvest.
a gathering together, as of persons; assembly.

Nearby words

  1. infusorial,
  2. infusorial earth,
  3. infusorian,
  4. ingate,
  5. ingather,
  6. inge,
  7. inge, william,
  8. inge, william ralph,
  9. ingelow,
  10. ingelow, jean

Origin of ingathering

First recorded in 1525–35; in-1 + gathering

ingather

[in-gath-er, in-gath-er]

verb (used with object)

to gather or bring in, as a harvest.

verb (used without object)

to collect; assemble.

Origin of ingather

First recorded in 1565–75; in-1 + gather

Related formsin·gath·er·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for ingathering

ingather

verb

(tr) to gather together or in (a harvest)
Derived Formsingatherer, noun

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