matchboard

noun
match·board | \ ˈmach- ˌbȯrd \

Definition of matchboard 

: a board with a groove cut along one edge and a tongue along the other so as to fit snugly with the edges of similarly cut boards

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First Known Use of matchboard

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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