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scumboard

[skuhm-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈskʌmˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a board or strip of material partly immersed in flowing water to hold back scum.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; scum + board
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