pilings


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pilings

[ˈpaɪlɪŋz] nplpilotis m
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Meg was already covering the buckwheats, and piling the bread into one big plate.
She remembered home as a place where there were always too many children, a cross man and work piling up around a sick woman.
They were like rats in a trap, that was the truth; and more of them were piling in every day.
One could make out but little of detail; but he could note that a black mass was piling itself up beyond the second fence.
But these little instances are trifles indeed, contrasted with the ponderous and dismal German system of piling jumbled compounds together.
He had heard old Sowberry Hagan in his best days, and he said it laid over him, too; but I reckon that was sort of piling it on, maybe.
WE tramped along behind Jim and Lem till we come to the back stile where old Jim's cabin was that he was captivated in, the time we set him free, and here come the dogs piling around us to say howdy, and there was the lights of the house, too; so we warn't afeard any more, and was going to climb over, but Tom says:
They had got hold of a little hand truck, and were piling it up with unclean-looking bundles and shabby furniture.
The preparation of mantlets, movable shelters, and various implements of war, will take up three whole months; and the piling up of mounds over against the walls will take three months more.
The first half-hour was spent in piling up the fire, lest she should suffer from the change of room; and she removed at his desire to the other side of the fireplace, that she might be further from the door.
In the first place, they dug deep holes in the snow, piling it up in ramparts to windward as a protection against the blast.
The whole day you will witness the piling up of crowns.