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Definition of shingle:

  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.
  3. Round, water- worn, and loose gravel and pebbles, or a collection of roundish stones, such as are common on the seashore and elsewhere.
  4. To cover with shingles; as, to shingle a roof.
  5. To cut, as hair, so that the ends are evenly exposed all over the head, as shingles on a roof.
  6. To subject to the process of shindling, as a mass of iron from the pudding furnace.

Synonyms:

wag, waggle, handclasp, handshaking, tremble, handshake, trill, shiver, milk shake, decrease, milkshake, trim, shake, cut.

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