beaverboard

[ bee-ver-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbi vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a light, stiff sheeting made of wood fiber and used in building, especially for partitions or temporary structures.

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Origin of beaverboard

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; formerly a trademark
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Example sentences from the Web for beaverboard

  • 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

a stiff light board of compressed wood fibre, used esp to surface partitions
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