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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below [syn: clapboard, weatherboard, weatherboarding] v
1: cover with clapboards

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: part translation of Dutch klaphout stave wood Date: circa 1520 1. archaic a size of board for making staves and wainscoting 2. a narrow board usually thicker at one edge than the other used for siding 3. a pair of hinged boards one of which has a slate with data identifying a piece of film and which are banged together in front of a motion-picture camera at the start of a take to facilitate editing called also clapper board clapboard transitive verb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. US = WEATHERBOARD. Etymology: Anglicized f. LG klappholt cask-stave

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Clapboard Clap"board, n. 1. A narrow board, thicker at one edge than at the other; -- used for weatherboarding the outside of houses. [U. S.] 2. A stave for a cask. [Eng.] --Halliwell.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Clapboard Clap"board, v. t. To cover with clapboards; as, to clapboard the sides of a house. [U. S.] --Bartlett.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(clapboards) 1. A clapboard building has walls which are covered with long narrow pieces of wood, usually painted white. ADJ: ADJ n 2. A clapboard is the same as a clapperboard. (AM) N-COUNT

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