Plaining

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Plain \Plain\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Plained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plaining}.] [Cf. {Plane}, v.]

1. To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface. [R.]

We would rake Europe rather, plain the East. --Wither.

2. To make plain or manifest; to explain.

What's dumb in show, I'll plain in speech. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Plaining \Plain"ing\, noun Complaint. [Poetic] --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Plaining \Plain"ing\, adjective Complaining. [Poetic] --Bryant.


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