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Webster 1913 Edition


Covering

Cov′er-ing

,
Noun.
Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.
Noah removed the
covering
of the ark.
Gen. viii. 13.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no
covering
in the cold.
Job. xxiv. 7.
A
covering
over the well’s mouth.
2 Sam. xvii. 19.

Webster 1828 Edition


Covering

COVERING

,
ppr.
Spreading over; laying over; concealing; vailing; clothing; wrapping; inclosing; protecting; disguising.

COVERING

,
Noun.
1.
That which convers; any thing spread or laid over another, whether for security or concealment.
Noah removed the covering of the ark. Genesis 8.
He spread a cloud for a covering. Psalm 105.
Destruction hath no covering. Job 26.
2.
A cover; a lid.
Every open vessel that hath no covering. Numbers 19.
3.
Clothing; raiment; garments; dress.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold. Job 24.

Definition 2022


covering

covering

English

Noun

covering (countable and uncountable, plural coverings)

  1. (countable) That which covers something.
  2. (uncountable) Action of the verb to cover.

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Verb

covering

  1. present participle of cover

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