clipboard

[ klip-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈklɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a small board having at the top a clip for holding papers and serving as a portable writing surface.

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Origin of clipboard

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; clip2 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for clipboard

clipboard
/ (ˈklɪpˌbɔːd) /

noun

a portable writing board with a spring clip at the top for holding paper
a temporary storage area in desktop publishing where text or graphics are held after the cut command or the copy command
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