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punchboard

[puhnch-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpʌntʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a small board containing holes filled with slips of paper printed with concealed numbers that are punched out by a player in an attempt to win a prize.
Also called pushcard.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; punch1 + board
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punchboard

/ˈpʌntʃˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a board full of holes containing slips of paper, used in a gambling game in which a player attempts to push out a slip marked with a winning number
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