Definition of Metalled
1. Adjective. (context: of a road) Surfaced, tarred, covered in stone or crushed rock (usually tar-coated). ¹
2. Adjective. (context: of any object) Made of metal or having metal fittings or plating. ¹
3. Verb. (past of metal) ¹
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Definition of Metalled
1. metal [v] - See also: metal
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Literary usage of Metalled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"None of the roads in Sambalpur are bridged or metalled. The chief lines of communication are the roads from Sambalpur town to ..."
2. Australasian Roads: A Treatise, Practical and Scientific, on the Location by John Montgomery Coane, Henry Edward Coane (1908)
"There has been noticed in the past a praiseworthy desire on the part of municipalities and Government Departments to extend the construction of metalled ..."
3. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"Before the alleged encroachment, the por- 11 of the highway which crosses the village 1 ' n was wholly unenclosed, and tho width 'in- metalled road crossing ..."
4. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1893)
"Whereas the Gwalior Durbar is desirous of constructing a metalled road between the towns of ... metalled ..."
5. India and Its Problems by William Samuel Lilly (1902)
"A great work it has been, covering India not only with metalled roads, but also with a system of railways, of which 23763 miles were open for traffic on ..."
6. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1831)
"In Britain, the metalled part of such roads, where they are most frequented, as within a few miles of large towns, is from 30 to 50 and even to 60 feet wide ..."
7. The Construction of Roads and Streets by Henry Law, Daniel Kinnear Clark (1890)
"... roads in the United Kingdom, according to the following data supplied by Mr. Vignoles:—* Length of metalled Roads in 1868-69. ..."