weath·​er·​board | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce weatherboard (audio) \

Definition of weatherboard

2 : the weather side of a ship

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weatherboarded adjective

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Photos by Nicole England via Yatzer A sophisticated palette of striking colors imbue this 19th century Victorian weatherboard house in the Camberwell suburb of Melbourne, Australia. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Victorian renovation is all about bold color," 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of weatherboard

circa 1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of weatherboard was circa 1540

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