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  1. decoration with cable moldings.

  2. reedings set into the flutes of a column or pilaster.

Origin of cabling

First recorded in1745–55; cable + -ing1

Words Nearby cabling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cabling in a sentence

  • Fresh light may be shed on the matter by the battle now imminent, but I am cabling on reasoned existing facts.

  • I soon found out by cabling from headquarters that he had left Buenos Ayres for London some two months ago.

  • He tried to figure out some foolproof way of cabling to Havana, but the censorship hazards were too great.

    The Five Arrows | Allan Chase
  • Up to the last moment in July, 1914, he was cabling his New York partner that there would probably be no hostilities.

    All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
  • I expected another babe in the woods and I was contemplating cabling the police to look out for them and shoo away the wolves.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug | Joseph C. Lincoln