ledger board

top rail of a fence or balustrade
Hypernyms: ↑rail
Part Holonyms: ↑railing, ↑rail

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1. : a horizontal board forming the top rail of a simple fence or the handrail of a balustrade
2. : a flooring board in scaffolding
3. : ribbon 2b

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1. a horizontal board, as in a fence.
2. Carpentry. ribbon (def. 8).

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ledger board,
the horizontal board which forms the top of a fence or balustrade, often serving as a handrail or guard.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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