blueboard

noun

blue·​board ˈblu-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce blueboard (audio)
US
: wallboard that has a surface of light blue paper designed to be covered with a thin coat of plaster after installation
Though Home Front could have opted to apply plaster over metal lath for the walls, they went with a common time-saving method instead, hand-troweling plaster over blueboard, a special drywall made for this purpose.Keith Pandolfi, This Old House, May 2011

Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blueboard was in 1984

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“Blueboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blueboard. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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