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beaverboard

[bee-ver-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈbi vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a light, stiff sheeting made of wood fiber and used in building, especially for partitions or temporary structures.
Origin of beaverboard
1905-1910
An Americanism dating back to 1905-10; formerly a trademark
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  • I told Dinky-Dunk I wanted two new window-frames, beaverboard for inside lining, and two gallons of paint.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
British Dictionary definitions for beaverboard

beaverboard

/ˈbiːvəˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a stiff light board of compressed wood fibre, used esp to surface partitions
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