stringboard

[ string-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈstrɪŋˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a board or facing covering the ends of the steps in a staircase.

Nearby words

  1. string theory,
  2. string tie,
  3. string together,
  4. string up,
  5. string variable,
  6. stringcourse,
  7. stringed,
  8. stringed instrument,
  9. stringency,
  10. stringendo

Origin of stringboard

First recorded in 1695–1705; string + board

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British Dictionary definitions for stringboard

stringboard

/ (ˈstrɪŋˌbɔːd) /

noun

a skirting that covers the ends of the steps in a staircaseAlso called: stringer
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