ledger board

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ledger board

n.
1. The top railing of a fence or balustrade.
2. A narrow horizontal board attached to a row of studs to support the ends of floor or ceiling joists. Also called ribbon.

ledger board

n
1. (Building) a timber board forming the top rail of a fence or balustrade
2. (Building) Also called: ribbon strip a timber board fixed horizontally to studding to support floor joists
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ledger board - top rail of a fence or balustradeledger board - top rail of a fence or balustrade  
rail - a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
rail, railing - a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports