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  • noun obsolete practice of visiting one's literal or figurative mother or mother church (compare Mothering Sunday); also called Mothering


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  • "It air hard on the little kid," Tessibel said meditatively, "when its ma says what another woman air a-mothering it for good and all."

    Tess of the Storm Country

  • 'These good folk have come a-mothering, and a share of their simnels we'll have.'

    The Caged Lion


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