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weath·er·board

 (wĕth′ər-bôrd′)
n.

weatherboard

(ˈwɛðəˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Building) a timber board, with a groove (rabbet) along the front of its top edge and along the back of its lower edge, that is fixed horizontally with others to form an exterior cladding on a wall or roof. Compare clapboard
2. (Building) a sloping timber board fixed at the bottom of a door to deflect rain
3. (Nautical Terms) the windward side of a vessel
4. (Building) chiefly Also called: weatherboard house Austral and NZ a house having walls made entirely of weatherboards

weath•er•board

(ˈwɛð ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)
n.
2. Naut. the side of a vessel toward the wind.
[1530–40]

weatherboard

clapboard
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weatherboard - a long thin board with one edge thicker than the otherweatherboard - a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
siding - material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
2.weatherboard - the side toward the windweatherboard - the side toward the wind    
windward - the direction from which the wind is coming
Translations
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weatherboard

[ˈweðəbɔːd] Ntabla f de chilla
weatherboard house (US) → casa f de madera

weatherboard

[ˈwɛðəˌbɔːd] ntavola di copertura
References in classic literature ?
In the middle of the day we baited our horses at a little inn, called the Weatherboard.
Very early in the morning, I walked about three miles to see Govett's Leap; a view of a similar character with that near the Weatherboard, but perhaps even more stupendous.
To attribute these hollows to the present alluvial action would be preposterous; nor does the drainage from the summit-level always fall, as I remarked near the Weatherboard, into the head of these valleys, but into one side of their bay-like recesses.
I slept at the Weatherboard, and before dark took another walk to the amphitheatre.
Through the ru- mours of the country-side, which lasted for a good many days after his arrival, we know that the fish- ermen of West Colebrook had been disturbed and startled by heavy knocks against the walls of weatherboard cottages, and by a voice crying piercingly strange words in the night.
This old house with the leaky weatherboards was a very different thing from their cabins at home, with great thick walls plastered inside and outside with mud; and the cold which came upon them was a living thing, a demon-presence in the room.
Contract Notice: Renew Timber Weatherboard Cladding.
Surrounded by world-class vineyards, the six-acre property is anchored by an elegant, restored 1873 weatherboard farmhouse that houses the famed Farmhouse Restaurant, presided over by Farmhouse Inn Executive Chef Steve Litke.
Floor area squared was also generated; exterior cladding--the houses were grouped into five categories: brick, fibrolite, roughcast, weatherboard, mixed and other; age of dwelling and age squared--the ValBiz[TM] sales database provides the decade in which the house was constructed.
They settled in a weatherboard house, Frogmore, in the isolated landscape that Gaita fell in love with.
Lucy McKenzie is sent to stay, without her family, at her aunt Big's secluded weatherboard farmhouse.
They were just two little kids, but their clothes were--obviously battling people, paying off a little three-bedroom weatherboard in 1950.