(on a sloping roof) a board laid next to the gutter to receive the turned-up edge of the metal lining.
What Is Literary Apostrophe?Apostrophes in literature were used a lot in the early 1900s and before, but today they’re much less common. Sometimes you’ll still see them in poems, plays, and songs. You’ve definitely heard them in everyday speech.
Origin of lear board
variant of layer
Also called layer board.
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