afterings

plural noun

af·​ter·​ings
ˈaf-t(ə-)riŋz,
-trənz
1
dialectal : stripping sense 2a
2

Word History

Etymology

after entry 1 + -ings, plural of -ing entry 2

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of afterings was in 1777

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“Afterings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterings. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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