window board



a thin board serving as a stool of a window.

Origin of window board

First recorded in 1620–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for window board

Historical Examples of window board

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

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

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  • 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.

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