mortarboard definition

  • noun:
    • A square board with a handle used for keeping and carrying masonry mortar.
    • An academic cap topped by an appartment square.
    • A square board, with a handle, on which mortar or plaster is carried: a hawk.
    • An academic cap which has a set square top with a tassel.
    • a tiny square board with a handle beneath, for holding mortar; a hawk; used by masons to keep or carry mortar.
    • An academic cap topped by wide, projecting, rigid and level square top, with a tassel connected to the top and holding down. It had been once worn by pupils in certain universities, it is today used typically only at graduation ceremonies.
    • A board, typically square, utilized by masons to keep mortar for plastering.
    • A square-crowned educational cap.
    • a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to keep or carry mortar
    • an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top

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