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[mach-bawr-ding, -bohr-] /ˈmætʃˌbɔr dɪŋ, -ˌboʊr-/
a construction of matchboards.
a quantity of matchboards.
Origin of matchboarding
First recorded in 1860-65; matchboard + -ing1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I feel that there's only a dyke of matchboarding between me and the ocean of knowledge.


    M. Leonora Eyles
  • I shall have a marquee with matchboarding sides fixed up inside, and heat it with a few of those smokeless stoves.

    The Regent E. Arnold Bennett
  • The four lower panels are filled in with matchboarding, which is carried right up to the plate in the three back divisions.

    Rustic Carpentry Paul N. Hasluck
  • Three butts and a rim lock are fitted on the inside of the door, and the lower panel is filled with matchboarding.

    Rustic Carpentry Paul N. Hasluck
  • The door or frame in this case would be made of matchboarding nailed on the back as shown in the plan at Fig. 127.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham
  • Then I cast a hurried glance at myself in a tarnished mirror nailed against the matchboarding, and staggered back in dismay.

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