Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the windward side.
  • noun A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other opening, to keep out water.
  • noun (Arch.) 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.
  • noun A clapboard or feather-edged board used in weatherboarding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical The windward side of a vessel.
  • noun nautical A plank placed over an opening to keep out driven water.
  • noun Any of a series of horizontal boards used to cover the exterior of a timber-framed building; clapboard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the side toward the wind
  • noun 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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Examples

  • The sash window faced east, though, and the light bouncing off the weatherboard side of Eva's house kept the room bright till well into the afternoon.

    Excerpt: The Spare Room by Helen Garner

  • That pretty little weatherboard building is today preserved at Old Gippstown, the Gippsland Heritage Park at Moe (rhymes with blowy) near Morwell in Victoria.

    Parliament

  • That pretty little weatherboard building is today preserved at Old Gippstown, the Gippsland Heritage Park at Moe (rhymes with blowy) near Morwell in Victoria.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Police said they had no record of any calls or disturbances at the neatly kept two-story brick and white weatherboard house with red shutters.

    Woman, 3 children shot dead in New Orleans suburb

  • The sash window faced east, though, and the light bouncing off the weatherboard side of Eva's house kept the room bright till well into the afternoon.

    Excerpt: The Spare Room by Helen Garner

  • Reading this I was immediately transported to the weatherboard house at Metung, where, in the very early morning, perched high in the branches of the enormous ghost gum that overhangs the boat-shed, a pair of extremely competitive kookaburras occasionally woke us up with a loud impromptu performance.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Reading this I was immediately transported to the weatherboard house at Metung, where, in the very early morning, perched high in the branches of the enormous ghost gum that overhangs the boat-shed, a pair of extremely competitive kookaburras occasionally woke us up with a loud impromptu performance.

    The Kookaburra

  • The windows here belong to the old dining room, which was lined with many books, and the spot where Uncle David stands on the far right is where the old Victorian weatherboard cottage ends and Mum and Dad's several extensions began.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Police said they had no record of any calls or disturbances at the neatly kept two-story brick and white weatherboard house with red shutters.

    Woman, 3 children shot dead in New Orleans suburb

  • THE NEXT DAY BENJI and I were standing outside a white weatherboard home on a quiet street in Hollywood.

    John Belushi Is Dead

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