Definition of Board up

1. Verb. Cover with wooden boards. "Board up windows before the hurricane"

Generic synonyms: Cover

Definition of Board up

1. Verb. to block doors or windows with boards, either to prevent access or as protection from storms, etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Board Up

board games
board measure
board meeting
board member
board of appeals
board of directors
board of education
board of regents
board of selectmen
board of trustees
board out
board room
board rooms
board rule
board shorts
board up (current term)
boarded up
boarding card
boarding house
boarding houses

Literary usage of Board up

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1. Proceedings by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1906)
""The policy of the Board, up to the present time, has been to adopt, wherever possible, the recommendations of authoritative committees of specialists, ..."

2. Transactions by American Ethnological Society (1857)
"3 board-gate was next traversed, the party proceeding up the board-gate to the bank level, and through the slit to the back-board, up the back-board to the ..."

3. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1907)
"No knot in a board up to 6 inches wide to exceed 1 inch in width, and in boards above that width no knot to exceed 1J inches in width. ..."

4. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"He threw the board up high into the air and ordered it to stay there, and he commissioned the fire-ball (ie the sun) to guard the mountain-covered hole, ..."

5. Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay (1852)
"Leave Amoy—Arrive in Macao Roads—Live ashore—Well guarded—Night calls —Ventriloquist at Typa Fort—Ordered on board—Up to Whampoa—Clipper Ships—Over to ..."

6. The Canadian Law Timesby Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council by Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council (1904)
"When only a few boards were to be put up at a time, the man below would push a board up a little way and rattle it about until some one on the first floor ..."

7. The American Amateur Photographer (1899)
"A bit of. strong string or wire to hang the board up by one end, thus making an inclined plane down which the perforated pipe will send a thin sheet of ..."

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