The hail roared on walls and shingled roof with a bewildering din.
They were shingled roofs; they will be just the same; all the rest are only walls.
The exterior was shingled and creeping vines softened the sharper angles.
The tint of the shingled front is brown, and all the colors are low and blended.
There in the mountains young girls did not wear them, save of the "circular" variety, designed to hold back "shingled" tresses.
Surely the roof is not leaking again, when it was all shingled this summer!
The roof can next be laid with the boards running horizontally, or lengthwise, as this house is to be shingled.
The mansion of Mrs. Motte was shingled and the shingles very dry.
It should be a framed house, with all proper rooms, clap-boarded as to the sides and shingled as to the roof.
Half of the shingled spire was destroyed, most of the roof, and the great bronze bell lay among the débris on the ground.
"thin piece of wood," c.1200, scincle, from Late Latin scindula (also the source of German Schindel), altered (by influence of Greek schidax "lath" or schindalmos "splinter") from Latin scandula "roof tile," from scindere "to cleave, split," from PIE root *sked- "to split." Meaning "small signboard" is first attested 1842. Sense of "woman's short haircut" is from 1924; the verb meaning "to cut the hair so as to give the impression of overlapping shingles" is from 1857.
"loose stones on a seashore," 1510s, probably related to Norwegian singl "small stones," or North Frisian singel "gravel," both said to be echoic of the sound of water running over pebbles.
"cover with shingles" (of houses), 1560s, from shingle (n.). Related: Shingled; shingling.
To court and flatter someone; curry favor; SUCKUPTO someone (1891+)