patch·​board ˈpach-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce patchboard (audio)
: a switchboard in which circuits are interconnected by patch cords

Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of patchboard was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Patchboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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