[ kawl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈkɔlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
a bulletin board, as in a theater, on which notices are posted announcing rehearsals, changes in the cast, etc.
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Origin of call-board
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
Words nearby call-board
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Example sentences from the Web for call-board
In the professional theatre the call-board is usually placed near the stage door.
(G) All communications which refer to the company in general shall be posted upon the call-board.
Anything of interest to the company is posted on the call-board.