mending

[ men-ding ]
/ ˈmɛn dɪŋ /

noun

the act of a person or thing that mends.
articles, especially clothes, to be mended: Grandmother always kept her mending in this wicker basket.

Origin of mending

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at mend, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for mending

mending
/ (ˈmɛndɪŋ) /

noun

something to be mended, esp clothes
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