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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A measuring stick for determining board feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a figured scale for finding without calculation the number of square feet in a board.
  • n. See under Board, Caliber, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A figured scale for finding the number of square feet in a board, without calculation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a measure used in computing board feet

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