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 Meanings and Examples of SHINGLE
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shingle
 n.  small signboard outside the office; coarse beach gravel of small water; worn stones and pebbles
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Then he scraped away the dirt, and exposed a pine shingle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  They buried the shingle close to the wall, with some dismal ceremonies and incantations, and the fetters that bound their tongues were considered to be locked and the key thrown away.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  And he nailed that shingle to a lath, and stood the lath up four or five foot in front of the wigwam.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV.
4  So we had the odd spoon, and dropped it in her apron-pocket whilst she was a-giving us our sailing orders, and Jim got it all right, along with her shingle nail, before noon.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII.
5  Single, separate on the shingle.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
6  The old boot appeared on the shingle.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
7  I should like to see Venice again,' she said, 'and to bathe from one of the shingle islands across the lagoon.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  Everybody was out of town, and I yearned for the glades of the New Forest or the shingle of Southsea.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
9  Through the long warm days she watched her red stone and gray shingle house rise grandly, to tower above any other house on Peachtree Street.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
10  The young man admitted that Laitner was a warm personal friend, who permitted Arobin's name to decorate the firm's letterheads and to appear upon a shingle that graced Perdido Street.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
11  The Bonnell home, awkwardly patched and roofed with rude boards instead of shingles, managed to look livable for all its battered appearance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  It had a high mansard roof with a picket fence on top and a tower made of fancy shingles at each end.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
13  Yes, the shingles are fixed and I got a good trade on the mules.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
14  Frosted shingles smoked against a sky colored like flax-blossoms, sleigh-bells clinked, shouts of greeting were loud in the thin bright air, and everywhere was a rhythmic sound of wood-sawing.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  He took it up and disclosed a shapely little treasure-house whose bottom and sides were of shingles.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  After passing the law exam, she hung out her shingle.
2  They are waiting on the shingle -- will you come and join the dance?