Definition of skintling in English:

skintling

noun

Brickmaking
  • The action or technique of separating half-dried bricks and resetting them at angles to each other, to allow them to dry fully.

Origin

Early 19th century. Apparently from skintle (although this is first attested later) + -ing.

Pronunciation

skintling

/ˈskɪntlɪŋ/