- a notched board serving as a string or carriage for a stair.
Origin of bridgeboard
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If he misses a hole, his marble is lost to the owner of the Bridgeboard.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)
Alice Bertha Gomme
- a board on both sides of a staircase that is cut to support the treads and risersAlso called: cut string
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