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RUN'NING, participle present tense

1. Moving or going with rapidity; flowing.

2. adjective Kept for the race; as a running horse.

3. In succession; without any intervening day, year, etc.; as, to visit two days running; to sow land two years running

4. Discharging pus or other matter; as a running sore.

RUN'NING, noun

1. The act of running or passing with speed.

2. That which runs or flows; as the first running of a still or of cider at the mill.

3. The discharge of an ulcer or other sore.