Win"ning (?), a.

Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address.

"Each mild and winning note."

Keble.

 

© Webster 1913.


Win"ning, n.

1.

The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.

2.

The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; -- usually in the plural.

Ye seek land and sea for your winnings. Chaucer.

3. Mining (a)

A new opening.

(b)

The portion of a coal field out for working.

Winning headway Mining, an excavation for exploration, in post-and-stall working. -- Winning post, the post, or goal, at the end of a race.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.