from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Shelves considered as a group.
- n. Material for shelves.
- n. An incline; a slope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of shelve.
- n. Shelves collectively.
- n. The side-rails of a cart or waggon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sloping gradually; inclining.
- n. The act of fitting up shelves.
- n. The act of laying on a shelf, or on the shelf; putting off or aside.
- n. Material for shelves; shelves, collectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Materials for shelves, or shelves collectively.
- n. The act of placing or arranging on a shelf or shelves: as, the shelving of one's books; hence, the act of putting away, off, or aside.
- n. In husbandry, an open frame fitted to a wagon or cart to enable it to receive a larger load of some light material, as hay or leaves.
- n. Sloping.
- n. A shelvy place; a bank or reef.
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