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The tenement at 700 East 134th Street in Port Morris shares the block with a stand of clapboard row houses, a metalworker and a document shredding facility.
Many of its 175 rooms — spread over three-story white clapboard buildings — overlook a 111-slip marina and six swimming pools.
But there’s work to be done, and residents of the small island communities throughout the bay rely on the Maquoit II—one of three mail boats operated by Casco Bay Lines—to deliver everything from luggage and letters to tractor tires and clapboard.
Martinsburg, which has a population of seventeen thousand, is a hilly town filled with brick and clapboard row houses.
The house sat at the top of a winding street in a neighborhood of mostly two-story clapboard houses in Akron, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Cleveland.
The house sat at the top of a winding street in a neighborhood of mostly two-story clapboard houses.
The home was later covered in clapboard and updated with a modern interior and vintage accents.
A small clapboard house once stood on the site, but it had been abandoned for years and was in a sorry state.
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Origin and Etymology of clapboard
First Known Use: circa 1520See Words from the same year
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