Meaning of SHINGLE in English


vt to cover with shingles; as, to shingle a roof.

2. shingle ·noun a sign for an office or a shop; as, to hang out one's shingle.

3. shingle ·vt to subject to the process of shindling, as a mass of iron from the pudding furnace.

4. shingle ·vt to cut, as hair, so that the ends are evenly exposed all over the head, as shingles on a roof.

5. shingle ·noun round, water-worn, and loose gravel and pebbles, or a collection of roundish stones, such as are common on the seashore and elsewhere.

6. shingle ·noun 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.

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