wasteboard
Washboard Wash"board`, n. 1. A fluted, or ribbed, board on which clothes are rubbed in washing them. [1913 Webster]

2. A board running round, and serving as a facing for, the walls of a room, next to the floor; a mopboard. [1913 Webster]

3. (Naut.) A broad, thin plank, fixed along the gunwale of boat to keep the sea from breaking inboard; also, a plank on the sill of a lower deck port, for the same purpose; -- called also {wasteboard}. --Mar. Dict. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wasteboard — Waste board , n. (Naut.) See {Washboard}, 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wasteboard — n. (Naut.) Washboard …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wasteboard — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : washboard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Washboard — Wash board , n. 1. A fluted, or ribbed, board on which clothes are rubbed in washing them. [1913 Webster] 2. A board running round, and serving as a facing for, the walls of a room, next to the floor; a mopboard. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) A broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • washboard — n. 1. Skirting board, mop board, base board, surbase. 2. (Naut.) Wasteboard …   New dictionary of synonyms

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