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clapboard
American English: /ˈklæbərd/
, /ˈklæpˌbɔrd/
British English: /ˈklapbɔːd/
, /ˈklabəd/

Translation of clapboard in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • (before noun) clapboard house
    casa (feminine) de (tablas de) madera
    Example sentences
    • This courthouse consisted of a two-story woodframe building covered with clapboards, resting on a foundation of stone blocks.
    • Eventually, we're directed to a clapboard hut on the edge of town where a pair of women in bright turbans stir two large cauldrons with paddles.
    • Within ten minutes the stagecoach rocked back into motion and sent a cloud of dust and dirt and grit billowing skywards across the yard towards the gray clapboard building.

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