Shingling mill
Shingling Shin"gling, n. 1. The act of covering with shingles; shingles, collectively; a covering made of shingles. [1913 Webster]

2. (Metal) The process of expelling scori[ae] and other impurities by hammering and squeezing, in the production of wrought iron. [1913 Webster]

{Shingling hammer}, a ponderous hammer moved by machinery, used in shingling puddled iron.

{Shingling mill}, a mill or forge where puddled iron is shingled. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Shingling — Shin gling, n. 1. The act of covering with shingles; shingles, collectively; a covering made of shingles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metal) The process of expelling scori[ae] and other impurities by hammering and squeezing, in the production of wrought… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shingling hammer — Shingling Shin gling, n. 1. The act of covering with shingles; shingles, collectively; a covering made of shingles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metal) The process of expelling scori[ae] and other impurities by hammering and squeezing, in the production of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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