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  • noun Plural form of cruising.

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Examples

  • Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • This Sovereign had arrogantly refused to check the piratical cruisings made by his people against Spanish subjects in the locality and about the Islands of Calamianes; therefore, on February 11, 1851,

    The Philippine Islands

  • In his cruisings Columbus found Cuba, and thought at first it must be the island of Cipango, but finding himself mistaken he decided at length that he had landed upon the most easterly point of India.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • His cruisings in the Spanish Main gave him material for

    The Founder of New France : A chronicle of Champlain

  • In view, therefore, of its genesis, and of the practical results of yearly cruisings, the battleship in its service of peace is entitled to the confidence we give to the work of competent men in all departments; nor should that confidence be withdrawn because of a single occurrence, if the _Maine_ prove to have fallen victim to internal accident.

    Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles

  • It was crammed full, from floor to ceiling, with all sorts of curios, brought from foreign parts, evidently by the worthy owner of the dwelling, when returning home after his many cruisings in strange waters -- conch shells from the Congo and cowries from Zanzibar; a swordfish's broken spear from the Pacific, and a Fijian war-club; cases of stuffed humming-birds from Rio, and calabashes from the Caribbean

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • During these cruisings in the Kara Sea the summer had passed.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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