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nameboard

[ neym-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈneɪmˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

a signboard that identifies a place or object.
a name painted, stenciled, etc., on something, as on the side of a ship.

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Origin of nameboard

First recorded in 1840–50; name + board
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