Biddings



command; summons; invitation:
I went there at his bidding.
bids collectively, or a period during which bids are made or received:
The bidding began furiously.
a bid.
do someone’s bidding, to submit to someone’s orders; perform services for someone:
After he was promoted to vice president at the bank, he expected everyone around him to do his bidding.
Historical Examples

Who Are Happiest? and Other Stories T. S. Arthur
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
About Orchids Frederick Boyle
Myths and Legends of the Sioux Marie L. McLaughlin
The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
Summer Days in Shakespeare Land Charles G. Harper
The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 1, August, 1851 Various
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine – Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847 Various
Harding’s luck E. [Edith] Nesbit
Crown and Anchor John Conroy Hutcheson

noun
an order; command (often in the phrases do or follow the bidding of, at someone’s bidding)
an invitation; summons
the act of making bids, as at an auction or in bridge
(bridge) a group of bids considered collectively, esp those made on a particular deal

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