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A light, semirigid building material of compressed wood pulp, used for walls and partitions.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Building) a stiff light board of compressed wood fibre, used esp to surface partitions


(ˈbi vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a light, stiff sheeting made of wood fiber and used in building.
[1905–10, Amer.; formerly a trademark]


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Grant Wood, American Gothic, 1930, oil on beaverboard, 30 3/4 x 25 3/4".
They featured roofs of canvas and walls of beaverboard and screen, with 2x2 segmented framing over a raised wooden platform.
In one room of the basement was a scarred beaverboard wall.
A couple of decades ago the latter asserted themselves in the state by coating diners in ersatz brickface and carriage lamps, the former by turning out dry-cleaning establishments and ten thousand bars with plural names (Mumbles, Fumbles, Stumbles) that were apparently made of beaverboard and aluminum and featured French-mansardish roof extensions that all but scraped the ground.
Some of these things are lamp shades, Aurora Velors painting, [tie] dying, door stops, pin trays made from beaverboard, this also taking in oil painting, and rose painting, that is, taking pickle or mustard jars and making roses from them.