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Definition of "fording" []

  • Present participle of ford. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fording" in a sentence
  • "We had, however, lost some time in fording the stream, and we had but the one glimpse of him as the trail curved."
  • "On the 2d we succeeded, after considerable difficulty, in fording it, still deep and rapid, even at its lowest stage, and left it, passing through a large prairie, and finally halted at the entrance of"
  • "We found no little difficulty in fording it, in consequence of the quick sands of which its bed is composed, giving way so readily beneath the pressure of our feet."