scaleboard

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

scale +‎ board

NounEdit

scaleboard (plural scaleboards)

  1. (obsolete, printing) A thin slip of wood used to justify a page.
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  2. (obsolete) A thin veneer or leaf of wood used for covering the surface of articles of furniture etc.

Derived termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 22:02