2. Etymology 2. (plural of seizing) ¹
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Definition of Seizings
1. seizing [n] - See also: seizing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Seizings
Literary usage of Seizings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Spiritual Magazine (1867)
"He then searched their pockets for the seizings, but could find none, so he let them go. Then he called them all again to him, and said, ' Hear what I shall ..."
2. Text-book of Seamanship: The Equipping and Handling of Vessels Under Sail Or by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1884)
"Spun-yarn is always in great demand aboard ship, being used for seizings, service, ... It makes a neat seizing, and is used for the end seizings of light ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A bend is Bade in the stay or shroud round its own part and hove together with a bar and strand ; two or three seizings diminishing in size (one round and ..."
4. Narratives of the Sufferings of Richard Seller: A Member of the Religious by Richard Seller (1832)
"... and I •went and sat down upon another chest-lid beside him, then he fell on me and beat me again, then called his boy to bring his two seizings, ..."