bridge board


[brij-bawrd, -bohrd]
a notched board serving as a string or carriage for a stair.

1875–80; bridge1 + board Unabridged
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bridgeboard (ˈbrɪdʒˌbɔːd)
Also called: cut string a board on both sides of a staircase that is cut to support the treads and risers

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