An informal letter, account, or other piece of writing.
Building Trades. A. A strip of plaster or wood applied to a surface to be plastered to serve as a guide for making a true surface. B. A wooden strip serving as a guide for making a true level surface on a concrete pavement or the like. C. A board or metal strip dragged across a freshly poured concrete slab to give it its proper level.
British Dialect. A fragment or shred, as of cloth.
Scot. A. A tear or rip, especially in cloth. B. A drinking bout.