piled

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pile \Pile\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Piled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piling}.]

1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; -- often with up; as, to pile up wood. "Hills piled on hills." --Dryden. "Life piled on life." --Tennyson.

The labor of an age in piled stones. --Milton.

2. To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or overfill; to load.

{To pile arms} {To pile muskets} (Mil.), to place three guns together so that they may stand upright, supporting each other; to stack arms. Pileate

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Piled \Piled\, adjective [From 2d {Pile}.] Having a pile or point; pointed. [Obs.] "Magus threw a spear well piled." --Chapman.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Piled \Piled\, adjective [From 1d {Pile}.] Having a pile or nap. "Three-piled velvet." --L. Barry (1611).

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Piled \Piled\, adjective [From 6d {Pile}.] (Iron Manuf.) Formed from a pile or fagot; as, piled iron.


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