from The Century Dictionary.
- noun . Clothing; that which clothes or covers; a covering.
- noun In engines:
- noun The jacket or outer covering of the cylinder, or the covering of hair-felt put on steam-pipes to prevent the radiation of heat. Also called
- noun A timber casing inclosing the boiler of a locomotive engine and the fire-box.
- noun Any kind of plank covering, such as the slating-boards of a roof, the boards of a floor, the plank lining of a pit-shaft, the planking of a coffer-dam, etc.
- noun In mining, deal boarding for brattices.
- noun The wood composing the box of a mine-car.
- noun The wooden portion of a rope-drum on which the rope is coiled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A jacket or outer covering of wood, etc., to prevent radiation of heat, as from the boiler, cylinder. etc., of a steam engine.
- noun The planking or boarding of a shaft, cofferdam, etc.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
jacketor outer coveringto prevent radiationof heat, as from the boiler, cylinder, etc. of a steam engine.
- noun The
plankingor boardingof a shaft, cofferdam, etc.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
He had noted the swift intaking of the white cleading on the hedges, the disappearance of fluttering garmentry from the clothes-lines.
Lord Thomas his mither says that Fair Annet has no ‘gowd and gear’; yet later on we find that Annet’s father can provide her with a horse shod with silver and gold, and four-and-twenty silver bells in his mane; she is attended by a large company, her cleading skinkles, and her belt is of pearl.