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watering

[ waw-ter-ing, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- /
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noun

the act of a person or thing that waters.
a watered appearance on silk or other fabric.

adjective

supplying water or used to water.
pertaining to medicinal springs or to a seabathing resort.

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Origin of watering

before 1000; Middle English (noun); Old English wæterung.See water, -ing1, -ing2
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