- n. Plural form of board.
- n. informal, plurale tantum, with "the" A stage (as in a theater).
- n. Structure around a rink for ice hockey.
- n. publishing, informal A hardcover binding on a book.
- n. Examinations given for entry to college or to qualify for a profession.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of board.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink.
- n. the stage.
- n. board examinations (in a profession, as in medicine); -- an informal contraction.
- n. the stage of a theater
- n. the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink
- See board. (Wiktionary)
“_Cutting in boards_, cutting the edges of a book after the boards are laced on.”
“_Cutting boards_, wedge-shaped boards somewhat like backing boards, but with the top edge square; used in cutting the edge of a book and in edge-gilding.”
“He taught us all kinds of funny sayings, like “When in doubt, get out!” that we wrote in huge black letters on his tag boards of wisdom.”
“CAUTION: Time spent surfing writing bulletin boards, is not time spent writing!”
“You will think me very discouraging, but I cannot help it, and I am also afraid that putting plays experimentally on the boards is a very costly entertainment.”
“Some form of this statement appears seemingly everywhere from cheesy church bulletin boards to a great Elvis Costello song.”
“I spend a lot of time reading bulletin boards and utility poles.”
“Word on the tracking boards is that Wanted/Night Watch helmer Timur Bekmambetov attached to direct, although this remains officially unconfirmed.”
“Word on the tracking boards is the pitch sold for mid-six figures.”
“To find our current place, we scoured the bulletin boards at the Lake Chapala Society, and local grocery stores and other places with rental notices from property owners (not agencies).”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘boards’.
As the playoffs are on, some Hockey terms, and likely some Canadianisms in here.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
Looking for tweets for boards.