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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor, Construction
duckboardsduck‧boards /ˈdʌkbɔːdz $ -bɔːrdz/ noun [plural]  DLOTBClong boards used to make a path over muddy ground
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duckboardsLucky are those who have old fashioned duckboards for laying atop the snow.A youth called Tipper ran along the duckboards, then stopped and lifted his face to the sky.Douglas lay tipped out on the duckboards.He had spread a tarpaulin over the duckboards, and on top of it they dumped blankets from the ambulance.Sometimes there were duckboards around the lips of the huge shell craters.
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