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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Willing


WILLING, participle present tense

1. Determining; resolving; desiring.

2. Disposing of by will.

WILLING, adjective

1. Free to do or grant; having the mind inclined; disposed; not averse. Let every man give, who is able and willing

2. Pleased; desirous.

Felix, willing to show the Jews a pleasure. Acts 24:27.

3. Ready; prompt.

He stoopd with weary wings and willing feet.

4. Chosen; received of choice or without reluctance; as, to be held in willing chains.

5. Spontaneous.

No spouts of blood run wiling from a tree.

6. Consenting.