academy board

noun

Definition of academy board

: a heavy cardboard having a surface prepared for painting in oil

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First Known Use of academy board

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for academy board

from the Royal Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, England, where it was much used

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The first known use of academy board was in 1849

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“Academy board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/academy%20board. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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