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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
luuvarttiulkolautaylähanka

weatherboard

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

weatherboard

[ˈwɛðəˌbɔːd] ntavola di copertura
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
upgrades to the public approaches and garden and essential maintenance, restumping of the floor in the main section of the Chalet and structural repair works to the north faade of the building, replacement and painting of weatherboards, wall and window frames on the front and side facades, resetting of loose stonework on the building base and replacing the ageing water supply line.
Whether you have to replace rotten weatherboards, repair jammed timber windows, or knock down a few walls, she is the one to call.
They looked in her loft and gutters and weatherboards were replaced.
Following the completion of this work, the fresh light-coloured weatherboards on the outside were particularly conspicuous, but the answer was simple--do nothing for a few years and Antarctic conditions will make them identical to the original boards.