1. (v. t.) To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated; as, to tile a Masonic lodge.

2. (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.

3. (n.) A small slab of marble or other material used for flooring.

4. (n.) A plate of metal used for roofing.

5. (n.) A small, flat piece of dried earth or earthenware, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused.

6. (n.) A draintile.

7. (n.) A stiff hat.

8. (v. t.) To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house.

9. (v. t.) Fig.: To cover, as if with tiles.

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