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1riding

noun

Definition of RIDING

:  the action or state of one that rides
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First Known Use of RIDING

14th century

Rhymes with RIDING

2riding

adjective

: related to or used for riding and especially for riding a horse

: controlled by a person who sits on it

Full Definition of RIDING

1
:  used for or when riding <a riding horse> <riding boots>
2
:  operated by a rider <a riding mower>

First Known Use of RIDING

15th century

3riding

noun ri·ding \ˈrī-diŋ\

Definition of RIDING

1
:  one of the three administrative jurisdictions into which Yorkshire, England, was formerly divided
2
:  an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district in a British dominion (as Canada)

Origin of RIDING

Middle English -redying or trithing, alteration of Old English *thriding, from Old Norse thrithjungr third part, from thrithi third; akin to Old English thridda third — more at third
First Known Use: 15th century
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