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Sheetrock

[sheet-rok] /ˈʃitˌrɒk/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for a plasterboard of gypsum between paper.
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n.

1921, proprietary name (claiming use from 1917) of a type of plaster wall-board, U.S. Gypsum Co., Chicago, Ill.; from sheet (n.1) + rock (n.).

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