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bridgeboard

[ brij-bawrd, -bohrd ]

noun

  1. a notched board serving as a string or carriage for a stair.


bridgeboard

/ ˈbrɪdʒˌbɔːd /

noun

  1. a board on both sides of a staircase that is cut to support the treads and risers Also calledcut string


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bridgeboard1

First recorded in 1875–80; bridge 1 + board

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Example Sentences

If he misses a hole, his marble is lost to the owner of the Bridgeboard.

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