Definition of Rescuing

1. Verb. (present participle of rescue) ¹



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Definition of Rescuing

1. rescue [v] - See also: rescue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rescuing

rescue equipment
rescue mission
rescue missions
rescue operation
rescue party
rescue work
rescued
rescuee
rescuees
rescueless
rescueman
rescuemen
rescuer
rescuers
rescues
rescuing (current term)
resculpt
resculpted
resculpting
resculpts
resculpture
resculptured
resculptures
resculpturing
rescussor
rescussors
reseal
resealability
resealable
resealed

Literary usage of Rescuing

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1. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1877)
"23, an Act for regulating the prison at Millbank, provides for the punishment of persons rescuing or aiding in the rescue of convicta from that *prison ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
""Sixth: If the jury find that the insurers, upon receiving notice of the abandonment from the owners, sent a rescuing expedition for the purpose of rescuing ..."

3. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"rescuing THE CREW OF A WRECK. The situation here is somewhat like that where ... On the other hand, the rescuing ship is much freer to manoeuvre than when ..."

4. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"On the other hand, the rescuing ship is much freer to manoeuvre than when she is hampered by lines as in making preparations for towing. ..."

5. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"rescuing THE CREW OF A WRECK. The situation here is somewhat like that where one ship is to take another in tow, but with several important points of ..."

6. History of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue by Jacob R Shipherd, Ralph Plumb, Henry Everard Peck (1859)
"74 rescuing. 77 rescuing. 8i 60 rescuing. rescuing. rescuing. Pleas of abatement were entered for misnomer in the cases of the persons arrested as James E. ..."

7. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1860)
"The full title is: Robin Hood rescuing Will Stutley from the sheriff and his men, who had taken him prisoner, and were going to hang him, ffc. ..."

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