[ sleev-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈslivˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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a small-scale ironing board for pressing sleeves, especially a narrow board that fits inside a coat sleeve.
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Also called pressboard.
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How to use sleeveboard in a sentence
A sleeve board is likewise a helpful addition to the laundry fittings.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
A good pressing board should be provided and if possible a sleeve board.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
British Dictionary definitions for sleeveboard
a small ironing board for pressing sleeves, fitted onto an ironing board or table
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