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Meaning of CLAPBOARD

Pronunciation:  'klaburd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
  2. [v]  cover with clapboards
 

CLAPBOARD is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: weatherboard, weatherboarding
 
 See Also: cover, siding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Clap"board\, n.
    1. A narrow board, thicker at one edge than at the other; --
       used for weatherboarding the outside of houses. [U. S.]
    
    2. A stave for a cask. [Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    
  2. \Clap"board\, v. t.
    To cover with clapboards; as, to clapboard the sides of a
    house. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
    
    
 
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