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millboard

[ mil-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈmɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun Bookbinding.

a strong, thick pasteboard used to make book covers.

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Origin of millboard

First recorded in 1705–15; mill(ed) + board
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British Dictionary definitions for millboard

millboard
/ (ˈmɪlˌbɔːd) /

noun

strong pasteboard, used esp in book covers

Word Origin for millboard

C18: changed from milled board
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