Definition of Pantile

1. Noun. A roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap.

Generic synonyms: Roofing Tile, Tile



Definition of Pantile

1. n. A roofing tile, of peculiar form, having a transverse section resembling an elongated S laid on its side (&?;).

Definition of Pantile

1. Noun. A type of interlocking roof tile with a rounded under and over, giving it the shape of a elongated S shape. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pantile

1. a roofing tile [n -S] : PANTILED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantile

pantheons
panther
panther cap
panther cat
panther lily
pantheress
pantheresses
pantherlike
panthers
panthodic
pantie
pantied
pantieless
panties
pantihose
pantile (current term)
pantiled
pantiles
pantiless
pantiliner
pantiliners
pantine
pantines
panting
pantingly
pantings
pantisocracies
pantisocracy
pantisocrat
pantisocratic

Literary usage of Pantile

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1. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"pantile, a hat. The term pantile is properly applied to the mould into which the sugar is ... From pantile the more modern slang term TILE has been derived. ..."

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