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 Tile Loose.Timber-toe (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tile a Lodge,
 
in Freemasonry, means to close the door, to prevent anyone uninitiated from entering. Of course, to tile a house means to finish building it, and to tile a lodge is to complete it.   1
 


 Tile Loose.Timber-toe (A). 

 
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