Shin"gling (?), n.

1.

The act of covering with shingles; shingles, collectively; a covering made of shingles.

2. Metal

The process of expelling scoriae and other impurities by hammering and squeezing, in the production of wrought iron.

Shingling hammer, a ponderous hammer moved by machinery, used in shingling puddled iron. -- Shingling mill, a mill or forge where puddled iron is shingled.

 

© Webster 1913.

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