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1 Vertical board in a door secured to horizontal boards called ledges (see Door).

2 Piece of squared timber used for flooring.

3 Small squared timbers used to provide fixings for tiles or slates on roofs, or to support laths for plastering.

4 Any thin, narrow strip of wood, e.g. used to cover joints between boards cladding a framed building.

Subjects: Architecture.


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