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Meaning of GADDING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gad"ding\, a. & n.
Going about much, needlessly or without purpose.

      Envy is a gadding passion, and walketh the streets.
                                               --Bacon.

      The good nuns would check her gadding tongue.
                                               --Tennyson.

{Gadding car}, in quarrying, a car which carries a drilling
   machine so arranged as to drill a line of holes.

 

 

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