Co'ming. n.s. [from To come.]
- The act of coming; approach.
Where art thou, Adam! wont with joy to meet
My coming, seen far off? Milton's Paradise Lost, b. x.
Sweet the coming on
Of grateful ev'ning mild. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. iv.
- State of being come; arrival.
May't please you, noble madam, to withdraw
Into your private chamber; we shall give you
The full cause of our coming. Shakesp. Henry VIII.
Some people in America counted their years by the coming of certain birds amongst them at their certain seasons, and leaving them at others. Locke.