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n. - A small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.; Coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel); Building material used as siding or roofing v. - Cover with roofing material

Usage examples (37)
  • shingle a roof
  • Every time a shingle is added to the gimcrack, ramshackle governance structure that we're propping up, another door falls off its hinges.
  • Hanging out your own shingle is more difficult than ever before.
  • He was responsible for the old tin shingle roof being ruined forever. for more
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