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fingerboard

[fing-ger-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈfɪŋ gərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
(of a violin, cello, etc.) the strip of wood on the neck against which the strings are stopped by the fingers.
2.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; finger + board
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British Dictionary definitions for finger board

fingerboard

/ˈfɪŋɡəˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the fingers
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