Mean"ing (?), n.
That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent.
If there be any good meaning towards you.
That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sence; import; as, the meaning of a hint.
Sense; power of thinking.
-- Mean"ing*less, a. -- Mean"ing*ly, adv.
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