Definition of Onding

1. Noun. Breathing; smelling. ¹



2. Noun. (context: UK dialectal) A heavy, continuous fall of rain or snow; a downpour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Onding

1. an onset [n -S] - See also: onset

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onding

oncosuppressive
oncotherapy
oncotic
oncotic pressure
oncotomay
oncotomy
oncotropic
oncovin
oncovirus
oncoviruses
oncus
ondansetron
ondatras
onde
ondines
onding (current term)
ondings
ondogram
ondograms
ondulatory
one
one's
one's bark is worse than one's bite
one's blood runs cold
one's days are numbered
one's got to do what one's got to do
one's heart is in the right place
one's jig is up
one's marbles
one's self

Literary usage of Onding

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and so giving the objective onding under-correction according to the thickness of the er. The alteration of the focus and the aperture are little 1. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"onding, «. A fall of rain or snow, but especially of the bitter, ... Syne honest lucide does protest That rain we'll hae, Or onding o' some kind at least, ..."

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