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noun

a horizontal board, as in a fence.
Carpentry. ribbon (def. 8).

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Origin of ledger board

First recorded in 1905–10
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ledger board

noun

a timber board forming the top rail of a fence or balustrade
Also called: ribbon strip a timber board fixed horizontally to studding to support floor joists
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