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chalkboard

[chawk-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈtʃɔkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a blackboard, especially a green or other light-colored one.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism; chalk + board
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British Dictionary definitions for chalk board

chalkboard

/ˈtʃɔːkˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a hard or rigid surface made of a smooth usually dark substance, used for writing or drawing on with chalk, esp in teaching Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) blackboard
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Word Origin and History for chalk board

chalkboard

n.

also chalk-board, 1816, from chalk (n.) + board (n.1).

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