havings

noun plural but singular in construction
ha·​vings | \ ˈhāvinz \

Definition of havings

Scottish
: deportment, behavior, manners specifically : good manners a lady of gentle havings

First Known Use of havings

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for havings

Middle English, from plural of having, gerund of haven to have

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“Havings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/havings. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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