Definition of duckboard in English:

Share this entry


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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with duckboard

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.