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scale +‎ board


scaleboard (plural scaleboards)

  1. (obsolete, printing) A thin slip of wood used to justify a page.
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  2. (obsolete) A thin veneer or leaf of wood used for covering the surface of articles of furniture etc.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for scaleboard in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)