weatherboarding

[ weth-er-bawr-ding, -bohr- ]
/ ˈwɛð ərˌbɔr dɪŋ, -ˌboʊr- /

noun

a covering or facing of weatherboards.
weatherboards collectively.

Origin of weatherboarding

First recorded in 1625–35; weatherboard + -ing1

Definition for weatherboarding (2 of 2)

weatherboard

[ weth-er-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈwɛð ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

an early type of board used as a siding for a building.
Chiefly British. any of various forms of board used as a siding for a building.
Nautical. the side of a vessel toward the wind.

verb (used with object)

to cover or furnish with weatherboards.

Origin of weatherboard

First recorded in 1530–40; weather + board
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Examples from the Web for weatherboarding

  • The weatherboarding and the roof should be tight to prevent too free escape of the smoke.

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British Dictionary definitions for weatherboarding (1 of 2)

weatherboarding

/ (ˈwɛðəˌbɔːdɪŋ) /

noun

an area or covering of weatherboards
weatherboards collectively

British Dictionary definitions for weatherboarding (2 of 2)

weatherboard

/ (ˈwɛðəˌbɔːd) /

noun

a timber board, with a groove (rabbet) along the front of its top edge and along the back of its lower edge, that is fixed horizontally with others to form an exterior cladding on a wall or roofCompare clapboard
a sloping timber board fixed at the bottom of a door to deflect rain
the windward side of a vessel
Also called: weatherboard house mainly Australian and NZ a house having walls made entirely of weatherboards
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