One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of sailing, rowing, etc., on a river.
Flowing like a river.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Partly from river + -ing, and partly (in later use) from river + -ing<br>1920s; earliest use found in James Joyce (1882–1941), writer. From river + -ing.
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