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scratchboard

noun scratch·board \ˈskrach-ˌbrd\

Definition of SCRATCHBOARD

:  a black-surfaced cardboard having an undercoat of white clay on which an effect resembling engraving is achieved by scratching away portions of the surface to produce white lines

First Known Use of SCRATCHBOARD

circa 1908

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