Synonyms for cardboard

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There was a rush and faint roar of the flame up the chimney as the cardboard burned.

Monsieur Madinier's cardboard business was barely surviving.

"Just look, it's like cardboard," continued she, making one crackle between her fingers.

It takes me too long to stick all those little bits of cardboard together.

Here are dealers in toys, cardboard boxes, second-hand books.

At length Philip came, too, with his hat in one hand and a cardboard box in the other.

It was a cardboard box, tied about with a string, which was knotted in a peculiar way.

His business was the manufacture on a large scale of cardboard boxes.

You can let go of the cardboard now, as the air pressure will hold it up.

Put the finger, protected by the cardboard, between the two points of the shears.

WORD ORIGIN

1848, from card (n.) + board (n.1). Figurative sense is from 1893. An earlier word for the same stuff was card paper (1777).

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