Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A smooth, heavy pasteboard of fine quality.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fine, smooth kind of pasteboard, sometimes glazed on the surface, used by artists.

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  • noun A heavyweight paper used for technical drawing, illustration, and other two-dimensional art forms.

Etymologies

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

[After Bristol, England.]

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The original Bristol board was made in Bristol, England and was a pasted board made of paper containing rags.

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