Origin of duckboard
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Examples from the Web for duckboard
It was about a mile from the line down a "beautiful" duckboard track.
I pawed the mud with my right in order to find the duckboard.
As we were coming down the duckboard track after being relieved Jerry started to put over a barrage.
At some 'posts' there was nothing better to sit on than the muddy 'fire-step' or at best half a duckboard or an old bomb box.
I stamped on the duckboard and kicked the sides of the trench and jerked my rifle up and down just to keep myself awake.
- a board or boards laid so as to form a floor or path over wet or muddy ground
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