Definition of Rattooning

1. Verb. (present participle of rattoon) ¹



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Definition of Rattooning

1. rattoon [v] - See also: rattoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattooning

rattlier
rattliest
rattlin
rattline
rattlines
rattling
rattling(a)
rattlingly
rattlings
rattlins
rattly
ratton
rattons
rattoon
rattooned
rattooning (current term)
rattoons
rattrap
rattraps
ratty
ratu
ratus
raubasine
raucid
raucities
raucity
raucle
raucler
rauclest
raucous

Literary usage of Rattooning

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1. Lectures on Colonization and Colonies by Herman Merivale (1841)
"rattooning is the annual raising of fresh canes from the same plant; ... In most of the British colonies, the rattooning lasts only three or four years; ..."

2. A Winter in the West Indies: Described in Familiar Letters to Henry Clay, of by Joseph John Gurney (1840)
"rattooning is the annual raising of fresh canes from the same plant, ... In most of the British colonies the rattooning lasts only three or four years ..."

3. Familiar Letters to Henry Clay of Kentucky: Describing a Winter in the West by Joseph John Gurney, Henry Clay (1840)
"rattooning is the annual raising of fresh canes from the same plant, ... In most of the British colonies the rattooning lasts only three or four years ..."

4. Type Studies from the Geography of the United States by Charles Alexander McMurry (1904)
"New shoots spring up and grow to full-sized stalks, which are later harvested. This-process of sprouting or rattooning may be continued for several years, ..."

5. Type Studies from the Geography of the United States: 1st Series by Charles Alexander McMurry (1904)
"New shoots spring up and grow to full-sized stalks, which are later harvested. This process of sprouting or rattooning may be continued for several years, ..."

6. Transatlantic Sketches: Or, Travelling Reminiscences of the West Indies and by Thomas Wilson (1860)
"... three times afterwards at intervals of three months between each cutting: provided, of course, that the warm weather permits their continued rattooning. ..."

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