Definition for SPREAD'ING, or SPRED'DING

SPREAD'ING, or SPRED'DING, ppr.

  1. Extending; expanding; propagating; divulging; dispersing; diffusing.
  2. adj. Extending or extended over a large space; wide; as, the spreading oak. Governor Winthrop and his associates at Charlestown, had for a church a large spreading tree. B. Trumbull.

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