Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In furriery, same as secretage.

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  • verb US Present participle of secret.
  • verb Present participle of secrete.

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Examples

  • Yet in secreting this booty, the saint incurred an excommunication, and perhaps broke his oath.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • And the idea of secreting Charlotte in a Porsche is absurd.

    In the Presence of the Enemy

  • On another channel, this guy kept talking about someone "secreting" the girl's body in the building.

    Expectations

  • On another channel, this guy kept talking about someone "secreting" the girl's body in the building.

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  • I'm a secretary, so I've been "secreting" (is that what seceretaries do?) for, like, 10 hours today.

    luvabeans Diary Entry

  • December 16th, in the consistory of St. Paul's bishop Bonner, after laying some trifling accusations to his charge such as secreting powder to make ink, writing some private letters, &c. proceeded to pass the awful sentence upon him, after he and the other bishops had urged him by every inducement to recant.

    Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

  • The coral insect is a small creature of the sea which has been gifted with the power of "secreting" or depositing a lime-like substance, with which it builds to itself a little cell or habitation.

    The Cannibal Islands Captain Cook's Adventure in the South Seas

  • They have assembled different types of genetically engineered cells into synthetic microtissues that can perform functions such as secreting and responding to hormones, promising more complex biological capabilities than a single cell alone could produce.

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  • They have assembled different types of genetically engineered cells into synthetic microtissues that can perform functions such as secreting and responding to hormones, promising more complex biological capabilities than a single cell alone could produce.

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  • They have assembled different types of genetically engineered cells into synthetic microtissues that can perform functions such as secreting and responding to hormones, promising more complex biological capabilities than a single cell alone could produce.

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