Definition of Boords

1. boord [n] - See also: boord



Lexicographical Neighbors of Boords

boong
boonga
boongary
boongarys
boongas
boongs
boonies
boonless
boons
boop
boops
boor
boord
boorde
boordes
boords (current term)
boorish
boorishly
boorishness
boorishnesses
boorka
boorkas
boors
boortree
boortrees
booru
boos
boose
boosed
booser

Literary usage of Boords

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Farmer's Magazine (1850)
"... the first and last hole being distant from each end two inches and a hälfe : and when the ends or sides of two such boords so bored, shall bee laid ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
""Aubes, the short boords which are set into th' outside of a water-mills wheele ; we call them ladles, or ave- boords." Cotgrave. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"Cotgrave has, " Aubes, the short boords which are set into th'outside of a water-mills wheele ; we call them ladles, or ave-boords. ..."

4. Abstracts from the Wills and Testamentary Documents of Binders, Printers by Strickland Gibson (1907)
"... foure small flowers on beating stone two beating hammers some plaining boords, ... and cording boords of all sorts, some finishing tooles, ..."

5. Some Oxford Libraries by Strickland Gibson (1914)
"... on[e] beating £ ad stone, two beating hammers, some plaining 1 15 0 boords, ... and cording boords of all sorts, some finishing tooles, ..."

6. The Bi-centennial Book of Malden: Containing the Oration and Poem Delivered by Malden (Mass.), Malden, Mass (1850)
"... and eover sd hous the with boords Rough and Sides — and Shin- gel ye Rough of sd hous and two Lay one flower and two make it with crooked beams Riseing ..."

7. Surrey Archaeological Collections by Surrey Archaeological Society (1907)
"... home the boords from quarters j1' ij8 vjd London j». pd for our boate hire then ij*. ... twice to London to buy the boords j«. on the ..."

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