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  • n. Plural form of guessing.

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Examples

  • Fire – Hills did make new mountains of the matter that did come from them; but this not to be alway so; and there to seem to my knowledge no cause to order why this did not be constant; save that my guessings to be right, or naught to be blown from some.

    The Night Land

  • In fact, Jeff, I think you asked him the question, what are some of the second guessings going to be, and that was parts of it.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Presidential Race to Be Decided by Florida Results; GOP Retains Control of House; Control of Senate Remains in Doubt - November 7, 2000

  • I respect your guessings and honor your skill, but I will not go with you.

    Midworld

  • American comes, than by his thinkings and guessings.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • Yet in other parts of that Country the Fire-Hills did make new mountains of the matter that did come from them; but this not to be alway so; and there to seem to my knowledge no cause to order why this did not be constant; save that my guessings to be right, or naught to be blown from some.

    The Night Land: Chapter 13

  • Do not let us regard our uncertain guessings as final judgments.

    The Epistles of St. Peter

  • And, last in a list of guessings which I know to be true, they both fear some discovery, or interruption, or danger not revealed to us, which may prevent them from obtaining the wealth they hope to gain.

    The Wheel O' Fortune

  • The net result of all these guessings was that the tender Susy fell suddenly in love with Delia -- first for Mark's sake, then for her own; and became in a few days of frequent meetings, Delia's small worshipper and ministering spirit.

    Delia Blanchflower

  • They had grown so intent upon the uncertainties, the variations, the guessings of their affair that the world had become but a huge immaterial background.

    Men, Women, and Boats

  • The evolution hypothesis is much older than Darwin; it is, indeed, one of the oldest guessings of human thought.

    Evolution in Modern Thought

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