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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Biding  \Bid"ing\,  n. 
  Residence;  habitation.  --Rowe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bide  \Bide\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bided};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Biding}.]  [OE.  biden,  AS  b[=i]dan;  akin  to  OHG.  b[=i]tan, 
  Goth.  beidan,  Icel.  b[=i]??;  perh.  orig.,  to  wait  with  trust, 
  and  akin  to  bid.  See  {Bid},  v.  t.,  and  cf  {Abide}.] 
  1.  To  dwell;  to  inhabit;  to  abide;  to  stay. 
 
  All  knees  to  thee  shall  bow  of  them  that  bide  In 
  heaven  or  earth,  or  under  earth,  in  hell.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  remain;  to  continue  or  be  permanent  in  a  place  or 
  state;  to  continue  to  be  --Shak. 




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