bridgeboard

[brij-bawrd, -bohrd]

Origin of bridgeboard

First recorded in 1875–80; bridge1 + board
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bridgeboard

noun
  1. a board on both sides of a staircase that is cut to support the treads and risersAlso called: cut string
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