clapboard, weatherboard, weatherboarding
(noun) a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
Source: WordNet® 3.1
weatherboarding (countable and uncountable, plural weatherboardings)
(architecture) A type of wooden siding in which a house is sided with long, thin, overlapping boards.
Weath"er*board`ing, n. (Arch.)
(a) The covering or siding of a building, formed of boards lapping
over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc.
(b) Boards adapted or intended for such use.
(a) That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the windward
(b) A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other opening, to keep
(a) (Arch.) A board extending from the ridge to the eaves along the
slope of the gable, and forming a close junction between the
shingling of a roof and the side of the building beneath.
(b) A clapboard or feather-edged board used in weatherboarding.
Weath"er-board`, v. t. (Arch.)
Definition: To nail boards upon so as to lap one over another, in order to
exclude rain, snow, etc. Gwilt.
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition