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1. A flat strip (slat) or round stake, usually of wood; set in series to form a fence.
2. An area enclosed by such stakes.
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Paling was caught out during routine check by IT workers and was dismissed by the authority for gross misconduct.
Rough hewn chestnut palings held together with wire form a horizontally ribbed, rustic rainscreen that gives the assemblage of volumes an arresting, folkloric quality.
Daniel Paling fell from the boot of the vehicle as Charmine Beedie drove down a lane off Rowood Drive, Solihull, last July.