Prun"ing (?), n.

1.

The act of trimming, or removing what is superfluous.

2. Falconry

That which is cast off by bird in pruning her feathers; leavings.

Beau. & Fl.

Pruning hook, ∨ Pruning knife, cutting instrument used in pruning trees, etc. -- Pruning shears, shears for pruning trees, vines, etc.

 

© Webster 1913.

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