Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Dwelling; abode.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Dwelling.

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  • noun A place to live; a dwelling; a dwelling-place; an abode.
  • verb Present participle of wone.

Etymologies

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From Middle English woning, wuning, wunnunge, from Old English wunung ("act of dwelling, living, dwelling, habitation, inner room of a dwelling"), equivalent to wone +‎ -ing. Cognate with Scots wonnyng, wonyng, wonyn ("habitation, dwelling, shelter"), Dutch woning ("dwelling, house"), German Wohnung ("dwelling, apartment"), Swedish våning ("floor, apartment, flat").

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From wone ("to dwell").

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