Washboard meaning

wŏsh'bôrd', wôsh'-
A board fastened to a wall at the floor; a baseboard.
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A thin plank fastened to the side of a boat or to the sill of a port to keep out the sea and the spray.
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A board having a corrugated surface on which clothes can be rubbed in the process of laundering.
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A similar board used as a percussion instrument.
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Having rows of ridges or indentations similar to those of a washboard.

Washboard abs; a washboard dirt road.

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A thin, broad plank fastened around the cockpit of a boat, on the sill of a companionway entrance, etc. to keep out the sea and spray.
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A board or frame with a ridged surface of metal, glass, etc., used for scrubbing dirt out of clothes: also used as a percussion instrument, as in a jug band.
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The worn surface of a paved road resembling this.
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A board with a corrugated surface against which laundry may be rubbed.
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(music) Such a board used as a simple percussion instrument.
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(nautical) A board fastened along a ship's gunwale to prevent splashing; a splashboard.
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A stretch of ripples or bumps on a dirt or gravel road, mostly occurring at corners; which is caused by wear from traffic, erosion from wet weather, or poor grading.
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