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paling

[pey-ling] /ˈpeɪ lɪŋ/
noun
1.
Also called paling fence. picket fence.
2.
a pale or picket for a fence.
3.
pales collectively.
4.
the act of building a fence with pales.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see pale2, -ing1
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paling

/ˈpeɪlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a fence made of pales
2.
pales collectively
3.
a single pale
4.
the act of erecting pales
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