gathering

[ gath-er-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF gathering

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GATHERING

At the evening gathering Lord Shaftesbury occupied the chair.

There he stood for a moment, and Andrew knew that he was gathering his nerve.

I left the village in the gathering gloom and was soon out on the heather.

So, on this Monday evening, there were but seventeen at the gathering.

Bill was scrubbing the porch, and a farmhand was gathering bottles from the grass into a box.

And one evening when I came in from gathering acorns, I discovered that I had had a visitor.

He raised the covering hand, and peered at the coin in the gathering gloom.

The girl sat for a long time a gray shadow in the gathering darkness.

But if few in number, the gathering was decidedly formidable in appearance.

He set about gathering the water bottles and gourds that had not been emptied.

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