from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of metalled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with metal, especially with road-metal or ballast; macadamized: as, newly metaled roads.
  • Full of fire or ardor; mettled; dazzling; glancing. See mettled.


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  • The road from Uthai Thani to Lansak is metaled, but thereafter a four-wheel drive vehicle is often necessary.

    Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • The blue-metaled lance was in Falyna's hand even before Dainyl had finished speaking.

    Alector's Choice

  • He rode about the city those days behind a team of spirited bays, whose glossy hides and metaled harness bespoke the watchful care of hostler and coachman.

    The Financier

  • It traced a path of wandering silver across the ocean, glinting on metaled dolphins and the gauzy wings of flying fish.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He has no disgraced father to care for, the road is flat and metaled.

    Absolute Friends

  • They still hadn't finished the net-work laid out by Anna, but there were completed metaled roads running from Falcor to the borders of Defalk in all the cardinal directions, as well as a few others.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • And you read the two headlines, and you're getting on the airplane -- exercising your constitutional right to travel, which is now no longer infringed by the fact that you might have to go through the metal detector twice and take out your money clip or take off your heavily metaled belt, and that somebody is X-raying your luggage as it gets on the airplane.

    Remarks Of The President And Mrs Clinton On Gun Legislation

  • Even the beginning of an honest metaled road to the rest of the world.

    The Chaos Balance

  • Nylan and Ayrlyn rode side-by-side behind Ryba and Saryn down the damp clay track on the north side of the ridge, a track that should be turned into a metaled road, Nylan reflected.

    The Chaos Balance

  • Beyond the bridge, the metaled road began to climb the slope to the top of the ridge, and the watchtower.

    The Chaos Balance


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