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How to use clapboard in a sentence
Even the little yellow bus that picks them up for school, tootling past neat clapboard suburban houses as well as farmland, seems somehow dispiriting, a symbol of a home-towny way of life that means them no harm even as it hems them in.Hulu's Plan B Is an Imperfect Buddy Comedy With Its Heart in the Right Place|Stephanie Zacharek|May 28, 2021|Time
The taxi trundles away from the train station passing rows of gray houses with clapboard shutters into the French countryside.How the French Do Detox: Inside France’s Most Star-Studded Wellness Retreat|Brandon Presser|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A clapboard-covered porch extended across the entire front of the house, which faced westward toward Blue.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|Charles Major
There he built a log cabin covered with a clapboard roof and the chimney was built on the outside of the primitive dwelling.
Their first home in this section was a log cabin with a slab floor and a clapboard roof.
Iron fire-shovels were a rarity among pioneers; they used, instead a broad, thin clapboard with one end narrowed to a handle.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln|John G. Nicolay
It was a lost fragment of clapboard about four feet long, and with no house to it.
British Dictionary definitions for clapboard
- a long thin timber board with one edge thicker than the other, used esp in the US and Canada in wood-frame construction by lapping each board over the one below
- (as modifier)a clapboard house