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splashboard

[ splash-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈsplæʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

a board, guard, or screen to protect from splashing, as a dashboard of a vehicle or a guard placed over a wheel to intercept water, dirt, etc.
Nautical. washboard (def. 3).

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Origin of splashboard

First recorded in 1820–30; splash + board
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splashboard
/ (ˈsplæʃˌbɔːd) /

noun

a guard on a vehicle to protect people from splashing water, mud, etc
nautical another word for washboard (def. 4b)
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