Definition of Mending

1. Noun. Garments that must be repaired.

Generic synonyms: Garment



2. Noun. The act of putting something in working order again.

Definition of Mending

1. Verb. (present participle of mend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mending

1. an accumulation of articles to be mended [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mending

mendicancy squad
mendicant
mendicant order
mendicants
mendicate
mendicated
mendicates
mendicating
mendication
mendicities
mendicity
mendigo
mendigos
mendinant
mendinants
mending (current term)
mendings
mendipite
mendment
mendole
mendozavilite
mendozite
mendregal
mends
mene
mened
meneer
meneers
meneghinite
meneghinites

Literary usage of Mending

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1. Memorials of the Moravian Church by William Cornelius Reichel, Nicolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf, John Martin Mack (1870)
"mending a gun stock, making a breach pin, and cleaning the barrell 5 9 " drawing a gun barrell and mending the lock S 16. " mending a gun stock, ..."

2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"mending WALL Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; ..."

3. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"The gaps I mean, No one has seen them made or heard them made, But at spring mending-time we find them there. I let my neighbor know beyond the hill; ..."

4. Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity (1889)
"a. d 1724—Willm Mavin, mending the bells 060 Oil nnd candle used about ye ... 002 1726—To Will: Havin for mending ye Bell 050 To bend Leather and oyle for ..."

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