steeping
Verb
  1. present participle of steep#English|steep
Noun

steeping

  1. An instance of something being steeped; a wetting.
    • 1838, George Adolphus Wigney, An Elementary Dictionary, Or, Cyclopaediae, for the Use of Maltsters, Brewers &c. (page 28)
      It is usual to expect, that the first two or three wettings or steepings of grain, at the commencement of the malting season, will not make so good malt as succeeding steepings […]
Noun

steeping (plural steepings)

  1. (historical, numismatics) A 13th-century coin circulated in Ireland as a debased sterling silver penny, outlawed under King Edward I.
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