scaleboard

noun

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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History and Etymology for scaleboard

scale entry 5 + board

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“Scaleboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scaleboard. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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