Definition of Cavings

1. caving [n] - See also: caving



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavings

cavilers
caviling
cavilingly
cavilings
cavillation
cavillations
cavilled
caviller
cavillers
cavilling
cavillings
cavils
cavin
caving
caving in
cavings (current term)
cavins
caviomorph
caviomorphs
cavitand
cavitands
cavitary
cavitary lung nodules
cavitas
cavitas abdominalis
cavitas articularis
cavitas coronalis
cavitas dentis
cavitas glenoidalis
cavitas infraglotticum

Literary usage of Cavings

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

1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The corn, chaff and cavings fall on to a reciprocating board or " upper shoe ... The upper shoe posses the cavings, &c., over the end into a " lower shoe," ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1862)
"Corn, Head 42 7 „ Tail 009 4 2 10 Straw 52 1 cavings 00 21 Chaff 01 2 Produce per acre :— Corn (head and tail) 35 bushels 15 Ibs. Straw (including ..."

3. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"cavings. ' Take a large handful of oats in their straw, ... [I take cavings to be the broken ears and bits of straw which break off in threshing corn. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"cavings. ' Take a large handful of oats in their straw, ... [I take cavings to be the broken ears and bits of straw which break off in threshing corn. ..."

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