- a strong, thick pasteboard used to make book covers.
Origin of millboard
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A is the piece of millboard, B the sheets of paper, C the strip.
A millboard as heavy as the weight of the book will allow must be used.Library Bookbinding
Arthur Low Bailey
The hollow between the neck and shell is filled with millboard.
A covered button consists of two discs of metal and one of millboard, thicker or thinner, according to circumstances.
Half′-roy′al, a special kind of millboard or pasteboard; Half′-shell, one-half of a bivalve, as in oysters 'on the half-shell.'
- strong pasteboard, used esp in book covers
C18: changed from milled board
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