from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See clapboard.
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- n. The windward side of a vessel.
- n. A plank placed over an opening to keep out driven water.
- n. Any of a series of horizontal boards used to cover the exterior of a timber-framed building; clapboard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the windward side.
- n. A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other opening, to keep out water.
- n. 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.
- n. A clapboard or feather-edged board used in weatherboarding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the side toward the wind
- n. a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
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