• Tile Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A small, flat piece of dried earth or earthenware, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused.
  2. (n.) A plate of metal used for roofing.
  3. (v. t.) Fig.: To cover, as if with tiles.
  4. (n.) A stiff hat.
  5. (v. t.) To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house.
  6. (v. t.) To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated; as, to tile a Masonic lodge.
  7. (n.) A draintile.
  8. (n.) A plate, or thin piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for ornamental mantel works.
  9. (n.) A small slab of marble or other material used for flooring.

• Tile-drain Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To drain by means of tiles; to furnish with a tile drain.