Definition of Treading

1. Verb. (present participle of tread) ¹



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Definition of Treading

1. tread [v] - See also: tread

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Treading

treacly
tread
tread-softly
tread-wheel
tread down
tread lightly
tread on
tread water
treadboard
treadboards
treaded
treaded water
treader
treaders
treadeth
treading (current term)
treading water
treadings
treadle
treadled
treadler
treadlers
treadles
treadless
treadling
treadmill
treadmill test
treadmiller
treadmillers
treadmilling

Literary usage of Treading

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1. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"CHRIST treading ON ASP AND BASILISK, ON YOUNG LION AND DRAGON. THIS is an ancient subject, preserved in miniatures and ivories, and in the sculpture of ..."

2. Old England and New England: In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot by Alfred Bunn (1853)
"American Dramatic Fund—Samples of histrionic talent—Mr. Forrest and his castle—Mrs. Forrest and her character—treading the stage ..."

3. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"Herodotus t describes the Egyptian mode of treading out the grain by oxen, in which he is fully borne out by the sculptures of the tombs; and these inform ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... diving, floating and treading. In general, so long as the arms and legs move in any direction, tbt forces exerted tend to propel the body. Pic. ..."

5. The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Maxfield Parrish, Frederic Remington, Newell Convers Wyeth (1908)
"First lie danced a solemn measure, Very slow in step and gesture, In and out among the pine-trees, Through the shadows and the sunshine, treading softly ..."

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