boxboard

noun
box·​board | \ ˈbäks-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce boxboard (audio) \

Definition of boxboard

: cardboard used for making boxes and cartons

Examples of boxboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of boxboard

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Boxboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxboard. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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