AskDefine | Define clapboard

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clapboard n : a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below [syn: weatherboard, weatherboarding] v : cover with clapboards

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  • ˈklæbɹˌd


  1. A narrow board, usually thicker at one edge than the other, used as siding for houses and similar structures of frame construction.
  2. Such boards, arranged horizontally and overlapping with thick edge down, collectively, as siding.
  3. A clapperboard (used in film production).


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