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shingling

[ shing-gling ]
/ ˈʃɪŋ glɪŋ /
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noun
the covering of a roof or wall with thin overlapping pieces of wood, slate, etc.
Also called imbrication. Geology. a sedimentary structure in which flat pebbles are uniformly tilted in the same direction.
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Origin of shingling

1695–1705, for literal sense; shingle1 + -ing1
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