Definition of Parings
1. Noun. (plural of paring) ¹
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Definition of Parings
1. paring [n] - See also: paring
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Literary usage of Parings
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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Glue (qv) is made from parings of hide and from bone. The turnings and dust of the ivory and bone turner have various useful applications. ..."
2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"3. Referring to the covering of fruits: spec. integument, peel, rind, epicarp (tech.), jacket (colloq. or slang), parings (pi.); see HULL, BARK. 4. ..."
3. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England by John Campbell Campbell, Joseph Arnould (1881)
"a good illustration of the old proverb, that ' the King's cheese goes in parings.'" In the summer and autumn of 18343 succession of ministerial changes took ..."
4. An Universal Etymological English Dictionary ...by Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1756)
"parings, the Clippings of Money. PAUME, See Palm. PAWN, the (яте as Palm, which fet. PAW, a Hand. ..."
5. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1885)
"The fourteenth subject is this, that, when the nails are pared according to custom (ba-'^ilal)1, it is necessary that they put the parings into a paper. 2. ..."
6. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"Apple-parings, etc. — Red Corn and other Red Ears. — Sweet Witches. — A Jury of Gushing Girls. — Punishment of Men incapable of being bewitched. ..."
7. Life of Thomas, First Lord Denman: Formerly Lord Chief Justice of England by Joseph Arnould (1874)
"a good illustration of the old proverb, that 'the King's cheese goes in parings/" During the interregnum, Denman, by virtue of his office as ..."
8. The Wedding Day in All Ages and Countries by Edward J. Wood (1869)
"Marriages in France.—Marriages at the Church Door.—Money distributed at Marriages.— Bride Favors. — Knot-loosing. — Infant Marriages.—Nail-parings. ..."