duckboard

[ duhk-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈdʌkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a board or boards laid as a track or floor over wet or muddy ground.

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Origin of duckboard

First recorded in 1915–20; duck1 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for duckboard

duckboard
/ (ˈdʌkˌbɔːd) /

noun

a board or boards laid so as to form a floor or path over wet or muddy ground
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