Definition of Scouting

1. Noun. Exploring in order to gain information. "Scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous"




Definition of Scouting

1. Noun. The act of one who scouts. ¹

2. Noun. The Scout Movement ¹

3. Noun. The activities of boy scouts and girl scouts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scouting

1. the act of one that scouts [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scouting

scout group
scout out
scout radiograph
scout troop
scoutcraft
scoutcrafts
scouted
scouter
scouters
scouth
scouther
scouthered
scouthering
scouthers
scouths
scouting (current term)
scouting trip
scoutings
scoutlike
scoutmaster
scoutmastering
scoutmasters
scoutmastership
scoutmasterships
scoutmistress
scoutmistresses
scouts
scouty
scove
scow

Literary usage of Scouting

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

1. The Church at Play: A Manual for Directors of Social and Recreational Life by Norman Egbert Richardson (1922)
"CHARACTER AND CITIZENSHIP THROUGH scouting The chief values of scouting. Practical information. Pre-vocational guidance. Discovery and training of leaders. ..."

2. Scoutmastership: A Handbook for Scoutmasters on the Theory of Scout Training (1920)
"One writer has recently said of scouting— "What are the Churches doing to neglect such a lever?" Well, they are beginning to use it now. ..."

3. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"scouting for big savings Hiring someone to scout your fields may be the ... As the result of scouting, he estimates that he doesn't apply insecticides on ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"scouting also recognizes the need that the man has for an opportunity for recreation and ... scouting provides the citizen a practical opportunity for the ..."

5. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"scouting for boys. Л handbook for instruction in good citizenship. Illustr. ... Boy scouts of America : a handbook of woodcraft, scouting, and life-craft. ..."

6. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1917)
"In consequence of the scouting work done by the flying machines, each side knows exactly ... And the scouting 'Reprinted by the kind permission of Collier's ..."

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