plural pedalboards

Definition of pedalboard

1 : a keyboard consisting of pedals (such as on an organ)

called also pedal clavier, pedalier, pedal keyboard

2 : a flat frame containing and integrating several pedals for electric-guitar effects

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First Known Use of pedalboard

1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pedalboard

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“Pedalboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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