the boards

Definition of the boards

US

  1. :  the low wooden wall that surrounds the playing surface in ice hockey He crashed into the boards.

Word by Word Definitions

boardplay boards
  1. :  border, edge

    :  the side of a ship

    :  a piece of sawed lumber of little thickness and a length greatly exceeding its width

  1. :  to come up against or alongside (a ship) usually to attack

    :  accost, address

    :  to go aboard (as a ship, train, airplane, or bus)


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