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Present participle of rear.
For the rearing of sheep Kent is one of the chief counties in England.
On these farms the cultivation of the soil and the rearing of stock go hand in hand, to the great advantage of both.
Market gardening, the rearing of cattle, for which the district is widely famed, and fishing, form the chief occupations of the rural population.
Silk-worm rearing, which is encouraged by state grants, is carried on in the valleys mentioned and on the Mediterranean coast east of Marseilles.
They support themselves by the rearing of cattle, tillage, glass-making and linen-weaving.
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