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stringboard

[string-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
  1. a board or facing covering the ends of the steps in a staircase.
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Origin of stringboard

First recorded in 1695–1705; string + board
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British Dictionary definitions for stringboard

stringboard

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