paling

noun pal·ing \ ˈpā-liŋ \

Definition of paling

1 : a fence of pales or pickets
2 : wood for making pales
3 : a pale or picket for a fence

First Known Use of paling

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PALING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of paling for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of wood that is one of the upright pieces of a fence



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