1. present participle of canvass#English|canvass

canvassing (plural canvassings)

  1. The act of one who canvasses or solicits.
    • 1853, Documents of the City of Boston
      The thoroughness required by your explicit instructions, together with the strong desire that these repeated canvassings should be executed in so careful a manner as to establish reliable data, has no doubt tended materially to produce the gratifying result.

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