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scraperboard

[ skrey-per-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈskreɪ pərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

scratchboard.

Nearby words

scrape in, scrape through, scrape together, scrape up an acquaintance, scraper, scraperboard, scrapheap, scrapie, scraping, scrapingly, scrapings

Origin of scraperboard

First recorded in 1890–95; scraper + board
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British Dictionary definitions for scraperboard

scraperboard

/ (ˈskreɪpəˌbɔːd) /

noun

thin card covered with a layer of white china clay and a black top layer of Indian ink, which can be scraped away with a special tool to leave a white line
a picture or design produced in this way
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