from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A roofing tile with an S-shaped profile, laid so that the down curve of one tile overlaps the up curve of the next one.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of interlocking roof tile with a rounded under and over, giving it the shape of a elongated S shape.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A roofing tile, of peculiar form, having a transverse section resembling an elongated S laid on its side (�).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tile with a curved surface, convex or concave with reference to its width.
- n. A form of tile practically combining two of two original form, so shaped that its cross-section is a double curve, and so laid that the part of every tile that is convex upward overlaps the part of the next tile that is concave upward.
- [⟨ pantile, n. Dissenting chapels are said to have been often roofed with Pantiles.] Dissenting.
- n. A ship's biscuit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap
pan1 + tile.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From pan + tile. (Wiktionary)