board-walk

boardwalk

[bawrd-wawk, bohrd-]
noun
1.
a promenade made of wooden boards, usually along a beach or shore.
2.
any walk made of boards or planks.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism; board + walk

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boardwalk (ˈbɔːdˌwɔːk)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a promenade, esp along a beach, usually made of planks

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boardwalk
1872, Amer.Eng., from board (1) + walk.
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