mopboard

mopboard

[mop-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
baseboard ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; mop1 + board, so called because it adjoins the floor surface, which is cleaned by a mop

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mopboard (ˈmɒpˌbɔːd)
 
n
a US word for skirting board

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