match board

matchboard

[mach-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
a board having a tongue formed on one edge and a groove of the same dimensions cut into the other, used with similar boards to compose floors, dados, etc.

Origin:
1840–50; match2 + board

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matchboard (ˈmætʃˌbɔːd)
 
n
a long thin board with a tongue along one edge and a corresponding groove along the other, used with similar boards to line walls, ceilings, etc

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