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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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