"shingles" in the noun sense
1. shingle, shake
building material used as siding or roofing
coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
a small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.
"shingles" in the verb sense
cover with shingles
"shingle a roof"
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