Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 22:31

hovelling

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

hovel +‎ -ing

NounEdit

hovelling (uncountable)

  1. A method of securing a good draught in chimneys by covering the top, leaving openings in the sides, or by carrying up two of the sides higher than the other two.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.