- a blackboard, especially a green or other light-colored one.
Origin of chalkboard
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Examples from the Web for chalkboard
A Belgian church has a chalkboard sitting at the pulpit with the jungle peeking through the windows behind it.The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway
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Then they stood in front of the chalkboard, smug and self-satisfied.Iceland Is Beautiful. And Sooo Weird.
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“We have classes here,” she adds, pointing to a chalkboard behind her.‘Portlandia’ Duo Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Discuss the Secrets to the Cult Show’s Success
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They were painted as quickly as possible, in front of their subjects – a tombstone and a chalkboard.Different Strokes
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- US and Canadian a hard or rigid surface made of a smooth usually dark substance, used for writing or drawing on with chalk, esp in teachingAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): blackboard
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Word Origin and History for chalkboard
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