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1tabla de chilla femininechilla femininebefore noun a weatherboard house — una casa de madera
- Thinking exteriors, weatherboards are making a comeback, and often used alongside plaster.
- He lives in a ramshackle weatherboard house stuffed with musical instruments in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.
- I don't recall seeing many weatherboard houses in New York or Washington.
- Take a brisk walk along the waterfront to admire the modern sculptures and shoals of kayakers, and then take a more leisurely amble upwards to appreciate the grand villas and gabled weatherboard terraces of the hillside suburbs.
- It did not rot, except for the weatherboards on the outside, which had to be replaced from time to time.
- In 1914 the first Wirrabara sawmill was replaced and the new machinery was now used to produce flooring, weatherboards, mouldings and fruit cases.
- The townhouses, clad in stucco plaster and weatherboard, have serious problems with leaks through decks and plaster systems causing framing to rot, he says.
- The paint was peeling off the weatherboard and the house seemed to tilt slightly to one side.
- Towards the end of 1881 a weatherboard building was erected and Miss Betty M. Cousin took charge of the first students at Cradock.
- Attempting to boost immigration without addressing the root problems is like fixing a home with dry rot in the foundations by tacking on more weatherboards.
- Two residents of a house in South Lismore managed to escape unhurt after a fire broke out in their weatherboard home on Wednesday afternoon
- John and Sunday Reed lived for over thirty years in this Victorian weatherboard and one-time dairy-farm house.
- The first Morse code message was tapped from a two-roomed weatherboard cottage in 1854.
- They built their two-roomed stone or weatherboard cottages and with great hopes put in a wheat crop as soon as possible.
- His mother was one of six children and there were still three sisters and two brothers as well as Keith's grandparents living in the three-bedroom weatherboard house.
- Their rambling villa, once a model of gracious elegance, was now a paradise of dry rot, with its skeletal verandah, rickety walls and warped weatherboards.
- The original weatherboard building was destroyed by fire in 1884 and replaced by a stone building in 1885.
- Mrs Hillier is in her late 70s and shares her weatherboard home with Wellington, the French poodle.
- The walls resemble weatherboard, but cut in irregular widths so as to look even more archaic, as if these lapped boards were sawn from un-squared logs.
- The light blue weatherboard and much darker, almost black roofing tiles gave the impression of the house being much larger than it seemed.
- So we walked a couple of hundred metres to a small light-blue weatherboard house with a fading sign out front indicating it was a holiday unit.
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