Definition of Palings
1. Noun. (plural of paling) ¹
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Definition of Palings
1. paling [n] - See also: paling
Lexicographical Neighbors of Palings
Literary usage of Palings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"THE METHOD OF ERECTING VARIOUS SORTS OP WOODEN palings. 453. The variety of designs for wooden palings is endless; and for us to give in a work of the ..."
2. The Manuscripts of the Earl of Westmorland, Captain Stewart, Lord Stafford by Francis William Henry Fane Westmorland, James Stewart, Mervin Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne, Nicholas William George Throckmorton, Philip Tatton Mainwaring, Marymellard Boycott, Josslyn Francis Pennington Muncaster, George Browne, Josceline Fitz-Roy Ba (1885)
"of the aforesaid honor, to repair these palissades (vulgariter palings). 0? ... and the inhabitants of Stradbrook to repair 56 perches of the palings of the ..."
3. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on Planting and Tending of Forest Trees by James Brown (1894)
"Erection of Wooden palings.—The variety of designs for wooden palings is endless; and to attempt to give, in a work of the present nature, anything like a ..."
4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and General by James Brown (1851)
"THE METHOD OP ERECTING VARIOUS SORTS OP WOODEN palings. The variety of designs for wooden palings is endless; and for me to give, in a work of the present ..."
5. A Terrible Temptation: A Story of To-day by Charles Reade (1871)
"Then he came sheepishly to the palings, and said, " It is not my fault, Miss Bassett ; he would not come to mamma without, and she wants to speak to him. ..."
6. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"Wooden palings have now, for plantation fencing, been almost entirely superseded by ... Post-and Rails are the most generally useful of all wooden palings, ..."
7. The American Sportsman: Containing Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting by Elisha Jarrett Lewis, George G. White (1863)
"... palings," as they were termed, knew full well that they would most likely burst under the first explosion ..."
8. A Woman of Shawmut: A Romance of Colonial Times by Edmund Janes Carpenter (1891)
"... WE last saw Ezekiel Bolt as he pressed the hand of Penelope across the palings of the Rev. Mr. Wilson's garden. He glanced backward for an instant as he ..."