window board

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noun

a thin board serving as a stool of a window.

Nearby words

  1. windmill grass,
  2. windom peak,
  3. window,
  4. window back,
  5. window blind,
  6. window box,
  7. window dresser,
  8. window dressing,
  9. window envelope,
  10. window sash

Origin of window board

First recorded in 1620–30

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for window board

  • 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
  • In winter, ventilation is best secured by means of a window-board.

    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.