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button polishing board

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An accessory consisting of a long, narrow, flat, slotted piece of wood, metal, or other material. The slot runs lengthwise halfway down the centre of the stick and may widen at one of its ends to a circular opening through which a button can be passed. Used to draw buttons up away from the clothing during the polishing process, so as not to soil the fabric.
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  • Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. n.d. “Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif et visuel de Parcs Canada.”
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button polishing board
Inverted term (International)
board, button polishing
Alternative term(s)
button polishing stick
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