weatherboard

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

Definition of weatherboard

2 : the weather side of a ship

Other Words from weatherboard

weatherboarded adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, 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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“Weatherboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weatherboard. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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