string-board

stringboard

[string-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
a board or facing covering the ends of the steps in a staircase.

Origin:
1695–1705; string + board

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stringboard (ˈstrɪŋˌbɔːd)
 
n
Also called: stringer a skirting that covers the ends of the steps in a staircase

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