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board measure

noun, Building Trades.
1.
a system of cubic measure in which the unit is the board foot.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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British Dictionary definitions for board-measure

board measure

noun
1.
a system of units for measuring wood based on the board foot. 1980 board feet equal one standard
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