paling definition

  • noun:
    • certainly one of a row of upright pointed sticks developing a fence; a pale.
    • Pointed sticks found in making walls; pales.
    • A fence manufactured from pales or pickets.
    • A pointed stick used to make a fence.
    • A fence manufactured from palings.
    • Pales, in general; a fence formed with pales or pickets; a limit; an inclosure.
    • The act of placing pales or stripes on cloth; also, the stripes by themselves.
    • Pales or stakes collectively.
    • A fence formed by linking pointed straight stakes by horizontal rails above and below; a picket fence; thus, generally speaking, what incloses or fences in; in the plural, pales collectively as developing a fence.
    • Stripes on cloth resembling pales.
    • The putting associated with stripes labeled as pales on fabric.
    • a fence made of upright pickets
  • verb:
    • provide participle of pale.

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