weatherboard

noun

weath·​er·​board ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce weatherboard (audio)
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: the weather side of a ship
weatherboarded adjective

Examples of weatherboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The longtime weatherman — who has been a staple on the NBC morning program since 1996 — was back in front of the weatherboard, reporting on the national temperatures as usual. Lizzie Hyman, Peoplemag, 4 June 2023 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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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
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 25 Jul. 2024.

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