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Definition of Waking

Waking
Wake Wake, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wakedor Woke (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Waking.] [AS. wacan, wacian; akin to OFries. waka, OS. wak?n, D. waken, G. wachen, OHG. wahh?n, Icel. vaka, Sw. vaken, Dan. vaage, Goth. wakan, v. i., uswakjan, v. t., Skr. v[=a]jay to rouse, to impel. ????. Cf. Vigil, Wait, v. i., Watch, v. i.] 1. To be or to continue awake; to watch; not to sleep. The father waketh for the daughter. --Ecclus. xlii. 9. Though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps. --Milton. I can not think any time, waking or sleeping, without being sensible of it. --Locke. 2. To sit up late festive purposes; to hold a night revel. The king doth wake to-night, and takes his rouse, Keeps wassail, and the swaggering upspring reels. --Shak. 3. To be excited or roused from sleep; to awake; to be awakened; to cease to sleep; -- often with up. He infallibly woke up at the sound of the concluding doxology. --G. Eliot. 4. To be exited or roused up; to be stirred up from a dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active. Gentle airs due at their hour To fan the earth now waked. --Milton. Then wake, my soul, to high desires. --Keble.
Waking
Waking Wak"ing, n. 1. The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake. 2. A watch; a watching. [Obs.] ``Bodily pain . . . standeth in prayer, in wakings, in fastings.' --Chaucer. In the fourth waking of the night. --Wyclif (Matt. xiv. 25).

Meaning of Waking from wikipedia

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