paling

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Verb[edit]

paling

  1. Present participle of pale.

Noun[edit]

paling (plural palings)

  1. A pointed stick used to make a fence.
  2. A fence made of palings.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 142
      The park paling was still the boundary on one side, and she soon passed one of the gates into the ground.

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Noun[edit]

paling m (plural palingen, diminutive palinkje n)

  1. eel

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