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lapboard

[lap-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈlæpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a thin, flat board to be held on the lap for use as a table or writing surface.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; lap1 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for lap board

lapboard

/ˈlæpˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a flat board that can be used on the lap as a makeshift table or desk
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