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moldboard

[ mohld-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈmoʊldˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

the curved metal plate in a plow that turns over the earth from the furrow.
a large blade mounted on the front of a bulldozer to push loose earth.
a board forming one side or surface of a mold for concrete.

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Origin of moldboard

1300–50; replacing earlier moldbred,Middle English mold bred.See mold3 (for defs. 1, 2), mold1 (for def. 3), board
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British Dictionary definitions for moldboard

moldboard
/ (ˈməʊldˌbɔːd) /

noun

the US spelling of mouldboard
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