lapboard
noun Date: 1804 a board used on the lap as a table or desk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lapboard — Lap board , n. A board used on the lap as a substitute for a table, as by tailors. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapboard — ☆ lapboard [lap′bôrd΄ ] n. a flat board placed on or over the lap and used as a table or desk …   English World dictionary

  • lapboard — noun writing board used on the lap as a table or desk • Hypernyms: ↑writing board * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a board used on the lap as a substitute for a table or desk wrote his first drafts in longhand on a lapboard commuters playing cards on a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lapboard — /lap bawrd , bohrd /, n. a thin, flat board to be held on the lap for use as a table or writing surface. [1830 40; LAP1 + BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • lapboard — noun A board held on the lap as a simple lap desk …   Wiktionary

  • lapboard — n. writing table which rests on the knees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lapboard — lap•board [[t]ˈlæpˌbɔrd, ˌboʊrd[/t]] n. a thin, flat board to be held on the lap for use as a table or writing surface • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • lapboard — /ˈlæpbɔd/ (say lapbawd) noun a thin, flat board to be held on the lap for use as a table …   Australian English dictionary

  • Phantom Lapboard — The Phantom Lapboard is a wireless keyboard by the controversial company Phantom Entertainment. It was released on June 23, 2008 two years after its originally planned release date. Originally designed as a component of the The Phantom, it is… …   Wikipedia

  • The Phantom (game system) — The Phantom was a controversial video game console that was under development by Phantom Entertainment, formerly Infinium Labs. The cancelled device was supposedly planned to be capable of playing current and future PC games, giving the system a… …   Wikipedia

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