weatherboard


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weather-board \Weath"er-board`\, v. t. (Arch.)
   To nail boards upon so as to lap one over another, in order
   to exclude rain, snow, etc. --Gwilt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weatherboard \Weath"er*board`\, n.
   1. (Naut.)
      (a) That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the
          windward side.
      (b) A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other
          opening, to keep out water.
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   2.
      (a) (Arch.) A board extending from the ridge to the eaves
          along the slope of the gable, and forming a close
          junction between the shingling of a roof and the side
          of the building beneath.
      (b) A clapboard or feather-edged board used in
          weatherboarding.
          [1913 Webster]
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