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shingle

shin·gle

shingle

 
 
pronunciation:
shIng gl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, flat piece of wood or other building material that is attached in overlapping rows to cover the roof or sides of a building.
 
definition 2: (informal) a small outdoor sign that indicates the office of a doctor, lawyer, or other professional person.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shingled, shingles, shingling
definition: to cover with shingles.
 
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derivation: shingler (n.)
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