beaverboard

noun

bea·​ver·​board ˈbē-vər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce beaverboard (audio)
: a fiberboard used for partitions and ceilings

Examples of beaverboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reichert and project architect Byron Folwell have removed drywall in the house and found old wallpaper as well as beaverboard, a once-popular building material made of compressed wood fibers and pulp. Anna Webb, idahostatesman, 9 June 2017

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Word History

Etymology

from Beaver Board, a trademark

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beaverboard was in 1903

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“Beaverboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beaverboard. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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