|n.||1.||The act of one who wakens; esp., the act of ceasing to sleep; an awakening.|
|2.||(Scots Law) The revival of an action.|
|Noun||1.||wakening - the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"|
WAKENING, Scotch law. The revival of an action.
2. An action is said to sleep, when it lies over, not insisted on for a year in which case it is suspended. 4, t. 1, n. 33. With us a revival is by scire facias. (q.v.)