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  • n. Plural form of shingler.

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Examples

  • 'I was away all summer, and that cursed Moye sent him to the swamp to tote for the shinglers.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Why, Mr. Tremaine, if at our place the puddlers wanted to do the work of the shinglers, and the shinglers wanted to do the work of the rollers, and the rollers wanted to do the work of the masters, the Osierfield wouldn't be for long the biggest ironworks in Mershire.

    The Farringdons

  • The prolonged rattle of the shinglers 'hammers upon the roof of the big barn attracted him, and, crossing over between the ranch house and the artesian well, he stood for some time absorbed in the contemplation of the vast building, amused and interested with the confusion of sounds -- the clatter of hammers, the cadenced scrape of saws, and the rhythmic shuffle of planes -- that issued from the gang of carpenters who were at that moment putting the finishing touches upon the roof and rows of stalls.

    The Octopus : A story of California

  • "I was away all summer, and that cursed Moye sent him to the swamp to tote for the shinglers.

    Among the Pines or, South in Secession Time

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