Etymology
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vetting (n.)
1918, verbal noun from vet (v.).
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kidnapping (n.)
1680s, verbal noun from kidnap (v.).
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loading (n.)
1520s, verbal noun from load (v.).
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betting (n.)
"the making of wagers," 1590s, verbal noun bet (v.).
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rating (n.2)

"a reproving," 1570s, verbal noun from rate (v.1).

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iron-on (adj.)
1959, from the verbal phrase, from iron (v.) + on (adv.).
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hoping (n.)
c. 1300, verbal noun from hope (v.).
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laying (n.)
early 14c., verbal noun from lay (v.).
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fortune-teller (n.)
also fortuneteller, 1580s, from fortune + teller. Verbal phrase tellen fortune is from early 15c.; verbal noun fortune-telling is by 1570s. Lot-teller is from 1570s.
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sighting (n.)
"instance of catching sight," 1853, verbal noun from sight (v.).
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