Meaning of scouting

scout•ing

Pronunciation: (skou'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of reconnoitering; reconnaissance.
  2. the activities of a scout or scouts.
  3. (often cap.) the program of activities of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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