Definition of Plainings

1. Noun. (plural of plaining) ¹



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Definition of Plainings

1. plaining [n] - See also: plaining

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plainings

plainant
plainants
plainchant
plainchants
plainclothed
plainclothes
plainclothes man
plainclothes men
plainclothesman
plainclothesmen
plained
plainer
plainest
plainful
plaining
plainings
plainish
plainland
plainlands
plainlike
plainly
plainness
plainnesses
plains
plains-wanderer
plains-wanderers
plains lemon monarda
plains pocket gopher
plains pocket mouse
plains spadefoot

Literary usage of Plainings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York by Solomon Northup (1855)
"Filling the air with herc'om- plainings, she was hustled, with the children and myself, into the cell. Language can convoy but an inadequate impression of ..."

2. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"... Which props the column of unnatural state, You the plainings faint and low, From misery's tortured soul that flow, « Shall usher to your fate. ..."

3. Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York by Solomon Northup (1855)
"Filling the air with herc'om- plainings, she was hustled, with the children and myself, into the cell. Language can convoy but an inadequate impression of ..."

4. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"... Which props the column of unnatural state, You the plainings faint and low, From misery's tortured soul that flow, « Shall usher to your fate. ..."

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