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beaverboard

Syllabification: bea·ver·board
Pronunciation: /ˈbēvərˌbôrd
 
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Definition of beaverboard in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A kind of fiberboard used in building.
Example sentences
  • On the near side of a waist-high beaverboard counter, a jeans-clad lady fussed to firm up further arrangements.
  • The entire building had become a giant rabbit warren of beaverboard and drywall cubicles for almost 5,000 people.
  • The settlement round the point was abandoned, and the beaverboard houses moved down behind the Store around the Lagoon.

Origin

early 20th century: from beaver1 + board.

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