By the board

Also found in: Idioms.
over the board, or side.
- Dryden.

See also: Board

References in classic literature ?
The rigging was found to be ill-fitted, and greatly strained; and on the third day of the blow, about five in the afternoon, our mizzen-mast, in a heavy lurch to windward, went by the board.
The book that the science faculty requested, Biology by Kenneth Miller, was approved by the faculty and administration yet attacked by the board.
For purposes of this action, the conditions and commitments are deemed to be conditions imposed in writing by the Board in connection with its findings and decision herein and, as such, may be enforced in proceedings under applicable law.
Referring to Article IV, Section 2 of the NAACP Constitution, which stated "The Vice President shall perform such functions and exercise such duties as may be voted by the Board of Directors," Bolin requested that Wilkins send her a copy of the minutes of the meeting when the Board would have determined the functions and duties of Vice-Presidents of the Association.
WHEREAS: The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has been established by the board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) to issue standards of financial accounting and reporting with respect to activities and transactions of state and local governmental entities, and
Such member, if membership is revoked, may appeal for reconsideration of the decision by the Board.
Abdallah Farrukh and a $50,000 check made payable to the firm by the board has irritated Fox.
Several policy-related administrative letters (ALs) required updating to reflect recent policy changes enacted by the board.
On further appeal, the Court of Appeals reversed the Appellate Division, stating that "local zoning boards have broad discretion in considering applications for variances, and judicial review is limited to determining whether the action taken by the board was illegal, arbitrary or an abuse of discretion (citation omitted.
The exchange was "an acknowledgement by the board of the importance to the company of its employees and the importance to the employees of stock options.
The easiest way to prepare a policy manual is to borrow other libraries, manuals from the state library and compare these with policies already established by the board.
If a woefully wrong-headed or ill-advised decision is taken by the board which leads to monetary damages, the best defense for any board member is a no-vote recorded in the corporate minutes," writes attorney Anthony Mancuso in How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (Nolo Press, 1990).