Wingding vs Observance - What's the difference?

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Wingding is a related term of observance.


As nouns the difference between wingding and observance

is that wingding is a fit or spasm while observance is the practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule.

wingding

English

Alternative forms

* whingding * whing ding * wing ding

Noun

(en noun)
  • A fit or spasm.
  • *1939 , (Raymond Chandler), The Big Sleep , Penguin 2011, p. 243:
  • *:‘She threw a wingding . Looked like a mild epileptic fit to me.’
  • A party.
  • Derived terms

    * throw a wingding

    observance

    Alternative forms

    * observaunce (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
  • The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
  • Observation or the act of watching
  • (religion) A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church