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window board

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

First recorded in 1620–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for window board

Historical Examples

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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