zaling

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Etymology 1[edit]

A zaling, crosstree

Unknown. Probably from zadel (saddle) +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

zaling f (plural zalingen or zalings, diminutive zalingetje n or zalinkje n)

  1. (sailing) crosstree, light timber to spread the shrouds of a sailing ship; also, a crossing set of those
  2. (architecture) roof gutter to drain water bumping up to an eminent object
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Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of zaadling

Noun[edit]

zaling f (plural zalingen, diminutive zalingetje n or zalinkje n)

  1. (archaic) seedling
  2. (obsolete, botany) hemp, notably a female plant producing seedlings