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duck·board

 (dŭk′bôrd′)
n.
A board or boardwalk laid across wet or muddy ground or flooring.
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duckboard

(ˈdʌkˌbɔːd)
n
(Building) a board or boards laid so as to form a floor or path over wet or muddy ground
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duck•board

(ˈdʌkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a board or boards laid as a track or floor over wet or muddy ground.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duckboard - a boardwalk laid across muddy ground
boardwalk - a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside
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Translations

duckboard

[ˈdʌkbɔːd] Npasadera f
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duckboard

[ˈdʌkˌbɔːd] npasserella
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