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mending

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmendingmend‧ing /ˈmendɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 REPAIRclothes that need to be repaired
Examples from the Corpus
mendingHe liked making and mending, had a marked instinct for understanding things mechanical.Her father left things with her for mending, like a sheep leaves its wool on a fence, in passing.I went to my room and calmed myself with some invisible mending.The housekeeper was in charge of mending and looking after all the linen from the various parts of the house.Sometimes, indeed, we both sat at the table doing our mending or writing letters.She can also turn her hand to mending and spotting.
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