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beetling

verb
present participle of beetle

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to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • houses in the town commonly have second stories that beetle over the ground floors, and the overhang is known as a "bump"

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“Beetling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beetling. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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