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weatherboarding having its upper edges narrowed to fit into grooves or rabbets in its lower edges, and its backs flat against the sheathing or studs of the wall.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Bats commonly enter buildings through the overhang of the roof made by overlapping sheeting or
Six-inch-wide clapboard or simple
had either overlapped or inlaid vertical molding at the corners.
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