match-boarding love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wall-lining constructed of match-boards. Also called matched boarding.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He saw the ghost of him on the match-boarding behind where the varnish had rubbed away.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • He saw the ghost of him on the match-boarding behind where the varnish had rubbed away.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • She paused blankly and they all stood looking at a large and naked nail sticking out of the green match-boarding of the wall.

    The Tiger in the Smoke

  • The door may be weather-boarded to match the rest of the end, or covered by a few strakes of match-boarding put on vertically.

    Things To Make

  • The châlet was equipped with a most attractive verandah; a hundred feet below stood a larger wooden building, covered with black felt and lined with match-boarding.

    Pushed and the Return Push

  • Then with dexterous fingers my lady broke the seals of the packet and drew from it a few sheets of plain white cardboard and a thin piece of match-boarding.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • The counting-room was a cubicle contrived by enclosing a corner of the ground-floor with two walls and a ceiling of match-boarding.

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • The walls were of lateral logs, and the roof was of a similar material, while the entire interior was lined with red pine match-boarding.

    The Heart of Unaga

  • The birch-log walls had been rudely panelled with match-boarding half-way up, which was a somewhat unusual luxury, but the half-seasoned boards had rent with the heat, and exuded streaks of resin to which the grime and dust had clung.

    Hawtrey's Deputy

  • Picture a great room, the walls of varnished match-boarding, the bare floor covered in patches by skins.

    Bones Being Further Adventures in Mr. Commissioner Sanders' Country

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