Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining a wall.
  • adj. Pertaining to something which has been placed into a wall, i.e., immured.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of wall.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a wall or walls; inclosed or fortified with a wall; fortified.
  • In heraldry:
  • Accompanied by the appearance of stone masonry.
  • Covered with lines representing or indicating stone masonry: noting the field or an ordinary.
  • Having a defect in color or form: said of the eye.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The skins are thin walled and have a great crusty bottom.

    NJ Dining: Petite Soochow (UPDATED)

  • They yearn for the real stuff, taxi holdups and pickpockets on the Mexico City metro, twisted iron bars and neighborhood break-ins, even in walled enclaves.

    Crime may pay

  • But there are many more places where the advertisers and publishers are contained in walled gardens.

    A truly open ad marketplace « BuzzMachine

  • Except in the Aids, as they called the walled-m sacred area, a reek of human waste would hang everywhere.

    See Delphi and Die

  • This type of house first appeared in walled European towns in the Middle Ages, and it survived in various forms for the next 500 years.

    Living Smaller

  • And then a soft wind blew through the little room – a wind like the wind that breathes softly in walled gardens and shakes down the rose-leaves on sparkling summer mornings.

    The House of Arden

  • But there was a difference between the houses of villages (which, being connected with agriculture, were treated as parts of the land) and houses possessed by trading people or foreigners in walled towns, which could only be redeemed within the year after the sale; if not then redeemed, these did not revert to the former owner at the Jubilee.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Yes | No | Report from 4trx300 wrote 1 week 4 hours ago could possibly be thin walled brass swelling in the chamber. iv had the same problem with an h and r single shot in 270, shot very well and i was lucky enough to have never needed a second shot while hunting with it. try a different brand of shell and see if that helps. i believe they were remington's i was using.

    Anybody ever have any problems with H&R rifles not ejecting spent cartridges.

  • That's because the new private Internet is not new -- it's what used to be called a walled garden.

    Tony Greenberg: The Google/Verizon Walled Garden Plan: No Substantive Impact on Net Neutrality

  • I was overwhelmed by the thought of the labor this garden takes, but I love the idea of walled gardens and Sissinghurst is all about the walled garden.

    Sissinghurst Part One « Fairegarden

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