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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earth  \Earth\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Earthed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Earthing}.] 
  1.  To  hide,  or  cause  to  hide,  in  the  earth;  to  chase  into  a 
  burrow  or  den.  ``The  fox  is  earthed.''  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  cover  with  earth  or  mold;  to  inter;  to  bury;  -- 
  sometimes  with  up 
 
  The  miser  earths  his  treasure,  and  the  thief, 
  Watching  the  mole,  half  beggars  him  ere  noon. 
  --Young. 
 
  Why  this  in  earthing  up  a  carcass?  --R.  Blair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  earthing 
  n  :  fastening  electrical  equipment  to  earth  [syn:  {grounding}] 




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