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Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


beaverboard a building-board of wood fibre.
blockboard plywood board made of veneer enclosing thin strips of wood.
boxboard stiff paperboard.
bristol a kind of smooth cardboard.
cardboard a thin, stiff, finely-finished pasteboard.
cardboardy like cardboard.
cartonage (Fr.) papyrus or linen soaked in plaster, shaped around a body; used for mummy masks and coffins.
cartonnage (Fr.) papyrus or linen soaked in plaster, shaped around a body; used for mummy masks and coffins.
celotex (Tradename) a type of insulation board.
chipboard reconstructed wood made from compressed chippings.
corkboard a thin composite board made of cork and resin, used eg as insulation.
fiberboard (US) a material made from compressed wood fibres.
fibreboard a material made from compressed wood fibres.
forel (Arch.) a kind of parchment for covering books.
greaseproof resistant or impermeable to grease; (noun) paper proof against grease.
hardboard compressed board made from wood fibre.
hieratica (Lat.) the finest papyrus, used for Egyptian sacred writings.
kleenex (Tradename) a kind of soft paper tissue, used esp as a handkerchief.
kraft (Ger.) a type of strong brown wrapping paper.
linerboard a thin paperboard used for the flat facings of corrugated containerboard.
masonite (Tradename) a kind of dark brown hardboard.
millboard a kind of stout pasteboard.
multiwall made of three or more layers of special paper.
notepaper writing paper intended for letters.
oilpaper paper which has been oiled, eg to make it waterproof.
onionskin a very thin variety of paper.
paper a thin sheet material made of cellulose pulp (verb) to cover or wrap with paper
paperboard a type of strong thick cardboard; pasteboard.
paperiness the state of being papery.
papery made of or resembling paper.
papyral relating to papyrus.
papyrian like papyrus, a parchment made from reeds.
papyrine like papyrus, a parchment made from reeds.
papyrus (Lat.) a parchment made from reeds.
parchment the skin of a sheep, goat, or other animal prepared for writing on, etc.
parchmenty like parchment.
particleboard a composition board made of very small pieces of wood bonded together.
pasteboard a stiff thick kind of paper board, formed of several single sheets pasted one upon another.
pergameneous parchment-like.
pergamentaceous parchment-like.
pulpboard a coarse cardboard made from pulp.
sheetrock (Tradename) a type of plasterboard; (verb) to cover with this.
strawboard pasteboard made of pulp of straw.
tagboard a material for making shipping tags.
woodfree of high-quality paper, made from pulp that has been chemically treated to remove impurities.