plural noun
af·​ter·​ings | \ ˈaf-t(ə-)riŋz, -trənz \

Definition of afterings

1 dialectal : stripping sense 2a

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First Known Use of afterings

1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for afterings

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

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“Afterings.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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