Definition of Provining
1. provine [v] - See also: provine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Provining
Literary usage of Provining
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Origin, Nature, and Varieties of Wine: Being a Complete by John Louis William Thudichum, August Dupré (1872)
"provining as distinguished from laying and producing a new trunk.—Pruning of the vine.—Time for pruning.—Pinching and cutting the new branches or shoots. ..."
2. De Republica Anglorum: A Discourse on the Commonwealth of England by Thomas Smith, Frederic William Maitland (1906)
"TEXT NOTE ...the father and mother sendeth provining or propagation is when them out in couples as it were by a man layeth a branch of a Vine or ..."
3. Celebration Legal Essays: To Mark the Twenty-fifth Year of Service of John H by John Henry Wigmore (1919)
"Far from postulating any artificial origin of the state, he evidently regards the whole process as an orderly growth, a process of "provining and ..."