Definition of Cankering

1. Verb. (present participle of canker) ¹



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Definition of Cankering

1. canker [v] - See also: canker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cankering

canister shot
canisterlike
canisters
canities
canities circumscripta
canities poliosis
canities unguium
canivorous
canker brake
canker rash
canker sore
canker sores
cankered
cankeredness
cankering (current term)
cankerlike
cankerous
cankers
cankerweed
cankerworm
cankerworms
cankery
cankle
cankles
canlike
cann
cann't
canna
canna lily

Literary usage of Cankering

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1. On the Edge of the War Zone, From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of by Mildred Aldrich (1917)
"Do you never think of the hidden shame, the cankering mortification of the consciousness of that nation across the frontier, which had battened on its ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"If the subsoil be wet and cankering, let the border be cleared out its whole length, to the depth and breadth before mentioned. Lay the bottom in a sloping ..."

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