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Meaning of CLAPBOARD

Pronunciation:  'klaburd

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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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