1) A type of nail, although the exact meaning is uncertain.

It was probably a regional term since the few references recorded were mostly in the north: 1415 In cc sharpelynges emptis, prec. 16d, York

1475 Et pro sharplynges, xjd, York

1548 ij.c sharplynges, 18d, York

1577 For sharplinges for naylinge the clowtes on the table feete in the chapter house, 3d, York.

places York
dates 1415 1475 1548 1577

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