Piled a. Having a pile or point; pointed. [Obs.] “Magus threw a spear well piled.”
Piled, a. Having a pile or nap. “Three-piled velvet.”
Piled, a. Iron Manuf. Formed from a pile or fagot; as, piled iron.
Pile, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piled p. pr. & vb. n. Piling.]
1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; -- often with up; as, to pile up wood. “Hills piled on hills.” --Dryden. “Life piled on life.” --Tennyson.
The labor of an age in piled stones. --Milton.
2. To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or overfill; to load.
To pile arms To pile muskets Mil., to place three guns together so that they may stand upright, supporting each other; to stack arms.
adj : thrown together in a pile; "a desk heaped with books";
"heaped-up ears of corn"; "ungraded papers piled high"
[syn: heaped, heaped-up, cumulous]