Wak"ing, n.

1.

The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake.

2.

A watch; a watching.

[Obs.] "Bodily pain . . . standeth in prayer, in wakings, in fastings."

Chaucer.

In the fourth waking of the night. Wyclif (Matt. xiv. 25).

 

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