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- n. Wood, felt, or other material placed under the shingles of a roof in order to provide support or insulation; the practice of furnishing roofs with such material; an installation of such material.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Thin boards for sheathing, as above the rafters, and under the shingles or slates, and for similar purposes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Thin boards for lining, etc.; specifically, the boarding on which slates are laid.
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