Thin piece of building material made of wood, asphaltic material, slate, metal, or concrete, laid in overlapping rows to shed water. Shingles are widely used as roof covering on residential buildings and sometimes also for siding (see Shingle style). Wood shingles in the U.S. are usually made of cypress, redwood, or Western red cedar.
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Nov 01, 2007; Ruth a 79-year-old woman, said her case of shingles was causing her so much pain she couldn't bear to put on her clothes...