Sentence Examples


  • Red-cedar shingles are an important product.
  • Fences that looked like nothing more than stacks of rock shingles edged each property.
  • This form of neuralgia is occasionally the precursor of an attack of shingles (Herpes zoster) as well as a result of it.
  • Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
  • It is much employed for house-building; most of the picturesque log-houses in Vaud and the adjacent cantons are built of squared larch trunks, and derive their fine brown tint from the hardened resin that slowly exudes from the wood after long exposure to the summer sun; the wooden shingles, that in Switzerland supply the place of tiles, are also frequently of larch.