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Definition of scale board in English:


[mass noun]
Very thin wood used (especially formerly) in bookbinding, making hatboxes, and backing pictures.
Example sentences
  • I had to smile. Here I was playing chess on a large scale board in Stockholm's town square in the midweeks of spring against a towering Samoan giant and winning.
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