Weather-board

Weath´er-board`


v. t.1.(Arch.) To nail boards upon so as to lap one over another, in order to exclude rain, snow, etc.
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He took me to his house on the outskirts of Melbourne, a weather-board bungalow, scantily furnished, but comfortable enough.
The young man with his hat slouched over his eyes, still leaning on the arm of the officer, and still wiping from time to time his brow with his handkerchief, was watching in a corner of the Buytenhof, in the shade of the overhanging weather-board of a closed shop, the doings of the infuriated mob, a spectacle which seemed to draw near its catastrophe.
Through some trees behind the pier is a white weather-board building, the distinctive island headquarters of the Labour Party youth summer camp.
Through some trees behind the pier is a white weather-board building, the island headquarters of the Labour Party youth summer camp.
The magnificence of the timber-framed houses and weather-boarded outbuildings of many mid-Montgomeryshire farms bears witness to the former importance of local oak plantings.
You buy bottles of beer or rum in the brightly-coloured, weather-boarded watering holes, feast on all manner of fish - on one stall I spy a lobster the size of a small dog - then dance the night away.
In terms of building forms, a conservatory and guest suite have been built to create a split level link between the existing house and a modest weather-boarded summer house, which now functions as Chetwood's studio.
Or choose CertainTeed Weather-Boards FiberCement Siding, the best-performance fiber cement product on the market.
Outbuildings include a part-stone lean-to, a 100ft long livestock building - one side weather-boarded and with part-concrete floor - and water trough, and a four-bay concrete, portable frame Dutch barn with five-bay steel frame lean-to.
He died before it opened in 1971, but this is what he wanted the US to be, complete with weather-boarded Main Street and a huge central lake for afternoon strolls.