[ gahyd-bawrd, -bohrd ]

  1. a large board or sign, usually mounted on a post, giving directions to travelers.

Origin of guideboard

First recorded in 1800–10; guide + board

Words Nearby guideboard Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use guideboard in a sentence

  • There was no guideboard, and he could not remember by which road he had come.

    Bound to Rise | Horatio Alger