Definition of punchboard in English:
A board with holes containing slips of paper that are punched out as a form of gambling, with the object of locating a winning slip.
- I can remember as a kid little pocket revolvers were often offered as prizes on punchboards.
- In the first half of the 20th century, every little store had a punchboard with one of the main prizes being a nickel-plated pocket pistol.
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