- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)dən
boarden (not comparable)
- Made of boards or wood; wooden
- 1812, William Steel Dickson, A narrative of the confinement and exile of William Steel Dickson:
- After dinner, twenty rooms, each between sixteen and eighteen feet square, were allotted us by ballot, sixteen of which were laid with brick over the boarden floor.
- 1913, Report & Transactions, volume 45-46, page 79:
- A domestic servant, native of North Devon, said: “There's a boarden box up there.”
- 1972, Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham, William Matthews, The Diary of Samuel Pepys: 1666, page 177:
- And after dinner, by water to White-hall and there waited, till the Council rose, in the boarden gallery.
- 2005, Peadar O'Donnell, Islanders, page 45:
- Biddy nodded. 'I see Mickey's wans are puttin' in a boarden floor in the room,' she said.
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