from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To nail boards upon so as to lap one over another, in order to exclude rain, snow, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical:
  • n. That side of a ship which is toward the wind; the windward side.
  • n. A piece of plank placed in a ship's port when she is laid up in ordinary, inclined so as to turn off rain without preventing the circulation of air.
  • n. A board used in weather-boarding.
  • To nail boards upon, as a roof or wall, lapping one over another, in order to turn off rain, snow, etc.


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