fingerboard

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noun fin·ger·board \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of fingerboard

  1. :  the part of a stringed instrument against which the fingers press the strings to vary the pitch — see violin illustration

1609

First Known Use of fingerboard

1609


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