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Railing vs. Tailing

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Railingnoun

A fence or barrier consisting of one or more horizontal rails and vertical supports.

‘During the war, everyone's railings were taken away to make bombers.’;

Tailingnoun

The act of following someone.

Railingverb

present participle of rail

Tailingnoun

(architecture) The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.

Railingadjective

Expressing reproach; insulting.

‘Angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them.’;

Tailingnoun

(obsolete) sexual intercourse

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Railingnoun

A barrier made of a rail or of rails, together with vertical supports. The typical railing in the interior of structures or on porches has a horizontal rail near waist height, and multiple vertical supports. Its function is usually to provide a safety barrier at the edge of a verticle drop to prevent falls.

Tailingnoun

(obsolete) The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed by threshing and winnowing; chaff.

Railingnoun

Rails in general; also, material for making rails.

Tailingnoun

A prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to capacity in the line and causing signals to run together.

Railingnoun

a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

Tailingnoun

The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.

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Railingnoun

material for making rails or rails collectively

Tailingnoun

Same as Tail, n., 8 (a).

Railingnoun

a fence or barrier made of rails

‘wrought-iron railings’;

Tailingnoun

Sexual intercourse.

Tailingnoun

The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.

Tailingnoun

The refuse part of stamped ore, thrown behind the tail of the buddle or washing apparatus. It is dressed over again to secure whatever metal may exist in it. Called also tails.

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Tailingnoun

A prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to capacity in the line and causing signals to run together.

Tailingnoun

the act of following someone secretly

Tailingadjective

following surreptitiously; keeping under surveillance;

‘always on guard against shadowing submarines’;

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