1. The act or operation of setting in the ground for propagation, as seeds, trees, shrubs, etc.; the forming of plantations, as of trees; the carrying on of plantations, as of sugar, coffee, etc.
2. That which is planted; a plantation. Trees of righteousness, the planting of the lord. (isa. Lxi. 3)
3. The laying of the first courses of stone in a foundation.