from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Clapboards considered as a group; siding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of wooden siding in which a house is sided with long, thin, overlapping boards
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The covering or siding of a building, formed of boards lapping over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc.
- n. Boards adapted or intended for such use.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A facing of thin boards, having usually a feather-edge, and nailed lapping one over another, used as an outside covering for the walls of a wooden building. They are practically the same as clapboards, but are distinguished from those by being larger and wider.
- n. The finish or woodwork at the base of a clapboarded wall.
- n. The whole exterior covering of a wall or roof, whether of weather-boards, clapboards, or shingles
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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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