American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thin firm board made of sheets of paper pasted together or pressed paper pulp.
- n. A card, especially:
- n. A ticket.
- n. Games A playing card.
- n. A visiting card.
- adj. Made of pasteboard.
- adj. Of inferior quality; flimsy or unsubstantial.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of thick paper formed of several single sheets pasted one upon another, or by macerating paper and casting it in molds, etc.
- n. Playing-cards.
- n. A visiting-card.
- n. A board on which dough is rolled out for pastry.
- Made of pasteboard: as, a pasteboard box; hence, flimsy; unsubstantial.
- n. card stock
- n. computing, countable A common widget that can be used by multiple users to paste items or text to.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A stiff thick kind of paper board, formed of several single sheets pasted one upon another, or of paper macerated and pressed into molds, etc.
- n. (Cookery) A board on which pastry dough is rolled; a molding board.
- n. stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
- paste + board (Wiktionary)
“He made no parade about what he could do, but only fixed up a plain pasteboard notice, informing the public that he possessed an infallible remedy for the cholera, and would engage to cure all who sent for him.”
“Bingo, following what he was prone to call his pasteboard, presented himself -- a large, cool, well-bred, if rather stupid-looking, man, arrayed in excellently-fitting clothes, saying:”
“The materials with which this fabric is built, they procure from the cottony furze, with which our oak rails are covered; this substance tempered with glue, produces a sort of pasteboard, which is very strong, and resists all the inclemencies of the weather.”
“Like other such utilities, every time you copy or cut content -- text, images, and so on -- to the Clipboard, PTHPasteboard Pro automatically adds that content to its own list of Clipboard contents, which the developer calls a pasteboard; you choose how many items the pasteboard holds, as well as the maximum size of items to be saved.”
“Like other such utilities, every time you copy or cut content-text, images, and so on-to the Clipboard, PTHPasteboard Pro automatically adds that content to its own list of Clipboard contents, which the developer calls a pasteboard; you choose how many items the pasteboard holds, as well as the maximum size of items to be saved.”
“Marjorie peeped about, opened some of the boxes and examined the dresses, and inspected a variety of odd objects, such as pasteboard crowns, fairies 'wings, sceptres, wands, and swords.”
“A married woman now leaves her husband's card with her own, and sisters leave the "pasteboard" of their brothers and often those of their brothers 'friends.”
“The John-Canoe is a Merry-Andrew dressed in a striped doublet, and bearing upon his head a kind of pasteboard house-boat filled with puppets, representing, some sailor -, others soldiers, others again slaves at work on a plantation, & - c.”
“By then, money has been replaced by pieces of pasteboard called credit cards.”
“Stella flipped a square of pasteboard between her fingers and flicked it under her pearly forebite with a hollow cluck.”
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