Definition of Rueing

1. Verb. (present participle of rue) ¹



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Definition of Rueing

1. repentance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rueing

rudish
rudist
rudistes
rudity
rudmasday
rudraksha
ruds
rue
rue anemone
rue family
rued
rueful
ruefully
ruefulness
ruefulnesses
rueing (current term)
rueings
ruelle
ruelles
ruellia
ruellias
ruer
ruers
rues
rufescent
ruffe
ruffed
ruffed grouse
ruffed grouses

Literary usage of Rueing

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1. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"... the more'e her napless fate, Her short wings were dipt of late : And poor I, her fortune rueing, Am myself put up a mewing : But if I my cage can rid, ..."

2. A Description of the Shetland Islands: Comprising an Account of Their by Samuel Hibbert (1822)
"The time of marking and rueing is still publicly proclaimed, ... At the same time the general rueing begins, the proprietor seizes hold of his poor sheep, ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"In rueful apprehension enter'd O, . . . The Vowels. rueing. ... still rueing the arm of Fingal, . The Whistle. Ruffian. And curse the ruffian's aim and ..."

4. The Historical Collections of the Topsfield Historical Society by George Francis Dow (1895)
"55 lot ruing by ye sid of ye 54 lot being ten rod broad 56 lot rueing as ye a boue sd being ten rod broad 57 lot rueing as ye a boue sd lots being ten rod ..."

5. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1879)
"The wind came through the woods a wooing, Softly sighing as he flew, Now, alas, the flowers arc rueing All his promises untrue. "Violet, with eves of blue! ..."

6. Town Records of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1917)
"55 lot ruing by ye sid of ye 54 lot being ten rod broad 56 lot rueing as ye a boue sd being ten rod broad 57 lot rueing as ye a boue sd lots being ten rod ..."

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