Definition of Shelvings

1. Noun. (plural of shelving) ¹



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Definition of Shelvings

1. shelving [n] - See also: shelving

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelvings

sheltie
shelties
sheltron
sheltrons
sheltrum
shelty
shelved
shelver
shelvers
shelves
shelvesful
shelvier
shelviest
shelving
shelvings (current term)
shelvy
shemagh
shemaghs
shemales
shemozzle
shemozzled
shemozzles
shemozzling
shenai
shenais
shenanigan
shenanigans
shend

Literary usage of Shelvings

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"The raves or shelvings are two frames of wood which are laid on the top of ... In the Cleveland Dialect, the shelvings are defined tobe "the top part of a ..."

2. A Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States by Stewart Rapalje (1891)
"Afterward, and while the room and fixtures were in the possession of the lessee, the shelvings fell, and injured the plaintiff, who was, at the time, ..."

3. An Exposition of the Principles of Pleading Under the Code of Civil Procedure by George Lemon Phillips (1896)
"Where the lessor of a store-room agreed with his lessee "to construct therein cornices, shelvings, and fixtures, in a secure, safe, and proper manner ..."

4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland, Thomasina Ross (1853)
"... form and declivity of the shelvings; the swiftness of the currents; and the absence of the propagation of motion towards the lower layers of the water. ..."

5. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"shelvings, s. pi.—Loose flat boards or frames which are attached to the bodies of waggons and carts for the ... 4 strong broad wheeled carts and shelvings. ..."

6. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1916)
"Afterward, and while the room and fixtures were in the possession of the lessee, the shelvings fell and injured the plaintiff, who was, at the time, ..."

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