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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beetle  \Bee"tle\  (b[=e]"t'l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Beetled} 
  (-t'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Beetling}.] 
  1.  To  beat  with  a  heavy  mallet. 
 
  2.  To  finish  by  subjecting  to  a  hammering  process  in  a  beetle 
  or  beetling  machine;  as  to  beetle  cotton  goods. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beetling 
  adj  :  jutting  or  overhanging;  "beetle  brows"  [syn:  {beetle}] 




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