Definition of scaleboard
1 archaic : thin strips of sheet iron used by printers as leads; also : thin strips of material (as wood or paperboard) placed in an imposed form before locking up
2a : thin wooden boards once used for book covers b : a thin leaf of wood used for veneering
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Origin and Etymology of scaleboard
5scale + board
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