window board

  1. a thin board serving as a stool of a window.

Origin of window board

First recorded in 1620–30

Words Nearby window board Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use window board in a sentence

  • A window-board was installed, with the result that the men recovered and no other cases of skin rash occurred in that room.

    How to Live | Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
  • At one moment he was jostled by a porter, at another trod on by a horse; then he knocked his head against a window-board.

  • The man bowed, took the bread, and laid it beside him on the window-board.

    The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly | Charles James Lever
  • In winter, ventilation is best secured by means of a window-board.

    How to Live | Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
  • Dawn was breaking, and its woolly light crept lazily in at the little window, past the lamp that still burned on the window board.

    The Bondman | Hall Caine