Float"ing(?), n. 1. (Weaving) Floating threads. See Floating threads, above.
2. The second coat of three-coat plastering.
3. The process of rendering oysters and scallops plump by placing them in fresh or brackish water; -- called also
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
lien, etc. } (Law) A charge, lien, etc., that successively attaches to such assets as a person may have from time to time, leaving him more or less free to dispose of or encumber them as if no such charge or lien existed.
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