cardboard

Part of speech: noun

A thin pasteboard of fine quality and finish.

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Usage examples "cardboard":

  1. " There used to be things Uncle Arthur had to do every day and every week, but still he had to be reminded of them each time, and Aunt Alice had a whole set of the regular ones written out on bits of cardboard, and brought them out in turn. - "Christopher and Columbus", Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim.
  2. The knights, masquerading in fanciful costumes, in which bright- colored garments, gilt paper, and cardboard took the place of knightly harness, were mounted on spirited horses. - "The House Behind the Cedars", Charles W. Chesnutt.
  3. He sprang to the table, opened the cardboard box, whipped off the top layer of cotton- wool, and took out a shining bomb. - "Arsene Lupin", Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc.