ledger board


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. lederberg, joshua,
  2. lederhosen,
  3. ledge,
  4. ledger,
  5. ledger beam,
  6. ledger line,
  7. ledger paper,
  8. ledger plate,
  9. ledger strip,
  10. ledgy

Origin of ledger board

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for ledger board

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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