Definition of duckboard in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌkbɔːd


(usually duckboards)
  • A board consisting of a number of wooden slats joined together, placed so as to form a path over muddy ground or in a trench: he spread a tarpaulin over the duckboards
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    • As though in sympathy, the path becomes boggier, and it eventually deteriorates to such a point that Forest Enterprise have put down some wooden duckboards.
    • A trail of wooden duckboards led from Alma Road to the body, so as not to disturb any evidence.
    • A sump was dug in the bottom of each trench to accommodate water, and duckboards covered the sump.

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