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ledger board

noun
1.
a horizontal board, as in a fence.
2.
Carpentry. ribbon (def 8).
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for ledger-board

ledger board

noun
1.
a timber board forming the top rail of a fence or balustrade
2.
Also called ribbon strip. a timber board fixed horizontally to studding to support floor joists
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