n.1.(Geol.) Round, water-worn, and loose gravel and pebbles, or a collection of roundish stones, such as are common on the seashore and elsewhere.
1.A piece of wood sawed or rived thin and small, with one end thinner than the other, - used in covering buildings, especially roofs, the thick ends of one row overlapping the thin ends of the row below.
2.A sign for an office or a shop; as, to hang out one's shingle.
Shingle oak
(Bot.) a kind of oak (Quercus imbricaria) used in the Western States for making shingles.
v. t.1.To cover with shingles; as, to shingle a roof.
[imp. & p. p. Shingled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shingling .]
They shingle their houses with it.
- Evelyn.
2.To cut, as hair, so that the ends are evenly exposed all over the head, as shingles on a roof.
1.To subject to the process of shindling, as a mass of iron from the pudding furnace.
Noun1.shingle - building material used as siding or roofing
Synonyms: shake
2.shingle - coarse beach gravel of small water-worn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
3.shingle - a small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.
Verb1.shingle - cover with shingles; "shingle a roof"
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Translate Shingle to Spanish, Translate Shingle to German
Shin Bet
Shin bone
shin guard
Shin leaf
Shin Shu
shin splints
shine at
shine up
-- Shingle --
shingle oak
shingle tree
Shingling hammer
Shingling mill
shining clubmoss
Shining Path
shining sumac
shining willow
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