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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a fence made of upright pickets;
[syn: picket fence, paling]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pale \Pale\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Paled (p[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Paling.] To turn pale; to lose color or luster. --Whittier. [1913 Webster] Apt to pale at a trodden worm. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paling \Pal"ing\, n. 1. Pales, in general; a fence formed with pales or pickets; a limit; an inclosure. [1913 Webster] They moved within the paling of order and decorum. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of placing pales or stripes on cloth; also, the stripes themselves. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Paling board, one of the slabs sawed from the sides of a log to fit it to be sawed into boards. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

paling n 1: a fence made of upright pickets [syn: picket fence, paling]