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boarding

[′bor·diŋ]
(engineering)
A batch of boards.
Covering with boards.

sheathing, sheeting

diagonal wooden sheathing
1. The covering (usually wood boards, plywood, or wallboards) placed over exterior studding or rafters of a building; provides a base for the application of wall or roof cladding. Also see sheeting.
2. In colonial America, boards on the interior of a house that served as an interior surface finish.
References in classic literature ?
She was at the boarding of the viceroy of the Indies out of Goa, she was; and to look at her you would think she was a babby.
Several others attempted to escape, but they were soon surrounded by thousands of tiny individual fliers, and above each hung a monster battleship of Helium ready to drop boarding parties upon their decks.
Soon after the opening of our humble boarding department students began coming to us in still larger numbers.