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Meaning of WEATHERBOARD

Pronunciation:  'wedhur`bowrd

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

WEATHERBOARD is a 12 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: clapboard, to windward, weather side, weatherboarding, windward side
 
 See Also: siding, windward

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Weath"er*board`\, n.
1. (Naut.)
   (a) That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the
       windward side.
   (b) A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other
       opening, to keep out water.

2.
   (a) (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.
   (b) A clapboard or feather-edged board used in
       weatherboarding.

 

 

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