[lap-bawrd, -bohrd]
a thin, flat board to be held on the lap for use as a table or writing surface.

1830–40; lap1 + board Unabridged
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lapboard (ˈlæpˌbɔːd)
a flat board that can be used on the lap as a makeshift table or desk

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Workers will restore the home's traditional appearance in the original wooden lapboard style.
Spread all of the food pictures out on the lapboard for easy viewing.
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