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punchboard Syllabification: punch·board
Pronunciation: /ˈpən(t)SHˌbôrd/

Definition of punchboard in English:


North American
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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