Beetling Synonyms & Definitions

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• BeetlingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beetle

• BeetleDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To beat with a heavy mallet.
  2. (v. t.) Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when they are folded up. See Coleoptera.
  3. (v. t.) To finish by subjecting to a hammering process in a beetle or beetling machine; as, to beetle cotton goods.
  4. (v. t.) A heavy mallet, used to drive wedges, beat pavements, etc.
  5. (v. t.) A machine in which fabrics are subjected to a hammering process while passing over rollers, as in cotton mills; -- called also beetling machine.
  6. (v. i.) To extend over and beyond the base or support; to overhang; to jut.