Definition of Ruings
1. ruing [n] - See also: ruing
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruings
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Literary usage of Ruings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Watertown Records by Watertown (Mass.) (1900)
"... and Mr. Edward Herrington. whether it is most Conveniant and Proper to Repaire the ruings of the Old Bridge. or to Rebuild an other in the same Place, ..."
2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Secretary for Commerce arid Industry, DH Cum- ruings, OBE Secretary for Home Affairs, Sir Athol Evam, KBE Attorney-General, RA Yates, oe Postmaster-General, ..."
3. Incidents and Anecdotes of the Civil War by David Dixon Porter (1885)
"Then the ruings tuk fire, an' the burnin' of Moskow wasn'ta circumstance to it. " ' I guess we're even with them widders, Tiller,' says the cap- ting. ..."