[weth-er-bawrd, -bohrd]
an early type of board used as a siding for a building.
Chiefly British. any of various forms of board used as a siding for a building.
Nautical. the side of a vessel toward the wind.
verb (used with object)
to cover or furnish with weatherboards.

1530–40; weather + board Unabridged
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weatherboard (ˈwɛðəˌbɔːd)
1.  Compare clapboard a timber board, with a groove (rabbet) along the front of its top edge and along the back of its lower edge, that is fixed horizontally with others to form an exterior cladding on a wall or roof
2.  a sloping timber board fixed at the bottom of a door to deflect rain
3.  the windward side of a vessel
4.  chiefly (Austral), (NZ) Also called: weatherboard house a house having walls made entirely of weatherboards

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Example sentences
The house is two and one-half story house clad in weatherboard, with a hipped
  roof with a ridge and four external brick chimneys.
The siding is weatherboard, with flush board on the first story façade.
The house is of heavy timber frame construction with weatherboard siding.
The walls are finished with weatherboard and the roof is clad with composition
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