millboard

[mil-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun Bookbinding.
a strong, thick pasteboard used to make book covers.

Origin:
1705–15; mill(ed) + board

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millboard (ˈmɪlˌbɔːd)
 
n
strong pasteboard, used esp in book covers
 
[C18: changed from milled board]

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Paper, millboard, or cement sheets used to protect walls and floors around wood-burning stoves.
Cement sheet, millboard, and paper used as insulation around furnaces and wood-burning stoves.
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