a fine, smooth pasteboard that is sometimes glazed.
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How to use Bristol board in a sentence
For glazed surface paper, as Bristol-board, the smoothest rubber must be used, the grade termed velvet rubber answering well.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught | Joshua Rose
A finished book-cover design can be made on water-color paper, bristol-board, or a piece of book-cover linen.The Building of a Book | Various
A man's card is usually one and a half by three inches in size, and made of fairly stiff Bristol board.The Etiquette of To-day | Edith B. Ordway
It must be of plain white Bristol board, unglazed, about three or four inches in length and about two inches in width.The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain
Cut in the Bristol-board a couple of leaf-shaped pieces like the illustration.
British Dictionary definitions for Bristol board
a heavy smooth cardboard of fine quality, used for printing and drawing
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