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millboard

[mil-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈmɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun, Bookbinding.
1.
a strong, thick pasteboard used to make book covers.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; mill(ed) + board
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Examples from the web for millboard
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for millboard

millboard

/ˈmɪlˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
strong pasteboard, used esp in book covers
Word Origin
C18: changed from milled board
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