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  • n. Plural form of pasteboard.


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  • Our cards were taken up, and in a few minutes the President, Anthony W. Gardner, came down stairs, and we were introduced by a young man who had taken up our "pasteboards" -- I as "Mr. ah-um NEWS AND COURIER," and the captain as "Captain ah-um Azor."

    The Liberian Exodus. An Account of Voyage of the First Emigrants in the Bark "Azor," and Their Reception at Monrovia, with a Description of Liberia--Its Customs and Civilization, Romances and Prospects.

  • They handled any kind of pasteboards, from grandstand parade tickets to orchestra seats.

    Torchy and Vee

  • They had scarcely gone, and I was just breaking the ice in order to get my cold bath, when another lot, a hundredfold more noisy than the first, entered my room unannounced and depositing another lot of "pasteboards," as Yankees term them, in my frozen hands, went on wishing me all sorts of happiness for the New Year, though I for my part wished them all to a place that was certainly not heaven.

    Corea or Cho-sen The Land of the Morning Calm

  • But it's only fair to point out to you that one of the players appears to have had his pasteboards marked on the left hand edge.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Some week or so after Twelfth Night, let us say, you have the pleasure of removing three layers of pasteboards, five layers of brown paper, and fifteen layers of tissue paper and discovering the fragments of an artificial crocodile.

    Vintage Distributism

  • In Germany Houdini purchased sets of pasteboards, properly known as a Cardan grille.

    The Secret Life of Houdini

  • The volunteers in the blue singlesuits were inside the big lobby, their varistrips flashing messages, handing out the pasteboards on Carlisimo.


  • "These are the Tarot cards," Sarah said, picking up the well-worn pasteboards, and separating out one smaller stack from the rest.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Vavasor and the River Bank was carried about by an army of men with iron shoulder-straps, and huge pasteboards placards six feet high on the top of them.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • I delivered us from the vicissitudes by means of one of the Trumps of Doom, as I'd dubbed the odd pasteboards from Julia's apartment.

    Blood of Amber


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