1. (Aus.) a prostitute.
|Materials for a Dict. of Aus. Sl. [unpub. ms.] 141: Street women who do business in by-ways, alleys, or parks are called by the assignation-house and brothel-keepers, shinglers.|
2. (Aus.) a young woman.
|Le Courrier Australien (Sydney) 5 June 5/1: A girl or young woman to us is a sheila [...] shingler, sninny, turtle, pross or tarry rope.in|