Noun(1) a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
Verb(1) cover with clapboards
(1) The old districts with their brick sidewalks are full of lovely clapboard houses built by sea captains.(2) I step over the yard toys and around the cross-country skis to reach the front door of the clapboard house on the shore of Lake Champlain.(3) A retired farmwife emerged from her white clapboard house with a hearty midwestern hello.(4) Could he really have been on his way to join Nathaniel's mother in her clapboard house outside Philadelphia?(5) Eventually, we're directed to a clapboard hut on the edge of town where a pair of women in bright turbans stir two large cauldrons with paddles.(6) James pointed to a white clapboard building around the corner.(7) Within ten minutes the stagecoach rocked back into motion and sent a cloud of dust and dirt and grit billowing skywards across the yard towards the gray clapboard building.(8) There are no green-covered trees to shelter us from the icy north blasts, just the weathered clapboard of this rickety house.(9) Tombstone, an easy day trip from Tucson, does however offer one vision of Arizona's pioneer days: clapboard and adobe buildings, and, of course, re-enacted gunfights.(10) On March 20, 1854, the Republican Party formally came into being in this white clapboard building.(11) Huddled clapboard houses substitute for the raw-plank architecture of the frontier town; an industrial bridge provides background sublimity in the absence of mountains.(12) The clapboard house had caved in and surrendered to saplings and vines.(13) neat clapboard houses(14) The classical material of American building is wood and the characteristic structure is clapboard , frame surfaces of overlapping strips.(15) A lot of the clapboard on the north end of the house should be replaced.(16) As a result, the cottages echo the hotel's classical Georgian architecture, but vernacular details such as clapboard siding and wood porches are also evident.
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