- a horizontal board, as in a fence.
- Carpentry. ribbon(def 8).
Origin of ledger board
First recorded in 1905–10
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- 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