tiling

Part of speech: noun

Tiles, collectively.

Part of speech: noun

The using or tiles.

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Usage examples "tiling":

  1. But the full- armed infantry, facing round, received the light troops within; and those in the first rank knelt on one knee, holding their shields before them, the next rank holding theirs over the first, and so again others over these, much like the tiling of a house, or the rows of seats in a theater, the whole affording sure defense against arrows, which glance upon them without doing any harm. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  2. " Yes," said Colville, with a smile; " I daresay the Carnival at Haddam East Village was quite another tiling." - "Indian Summer", William D. Howells.
  3. The barrack at Rose- Hill was nearly ready to receive the men, and one wing of the officers barracks was ready for tiling. - "An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island", John Hunter.