Metalling
Metal \Met"al\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster]

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  • Metal — Met al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship s bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metaled — Metal Met al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship s bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metaling — Metal Met al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship s bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metalled — Metal Met al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship s bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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