[ sleev-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈslivˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
It’s OK To Use “They” To Describe One Person: Here’s WhyHas someone ever asked you to refer to them as they instead of him or her? Are you hedging because you can't possibly refer to one single person as they? What if we told you that they has been used to refer to just one person since at least the 1300s?
Also called pressboard.
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British Dictionary definitions for sleeve board
a small ironing board for pressing sleeves, fitted onto an ironing board or table
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