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Related to ingathering: Feast of Ingathering
tr.v. in·gath·ered, in·gath·er·ing, in·gath·ers
To gather in; collect.
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Ingatheringthe result of gathering, i.e., a collection, e.g., the harvest, 1555—Wilkes.
Examples: ingathering of his corn, 1668; of hops, 1861.
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|Noun||1.||ingathering - request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"|
petition, request, postulation - a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
whip-round - (British) solicitation of money usually for a benevolent purpose
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