butcher block

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n butcher block a thick wooden slab formed by bonding together thick laminated strips of unpainted hardwood
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Usage

In literature:

The butcher on the next block won twenty dollars the last drawing.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
Beside this range was a butcher block upon which lay a great cleaver with a keen edge.
"The Emerald City of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
To see the butcher slap the steak, before he laid it on the block, and give his knife a sharpening, was to forget breakfast instantly.
"Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit" by Charles Dickens
Those beautiful hands of yours, fit for the butcher's block!
"The Drums Of Jeopardy" by Harold MacGrath
It's Skinner owns our butcher-shop, an' it's Skinner is buildin' our Opery House Block.
"Kilo" by Ellis Parker Butler
To-day I know what it means to be put on the chopping-block of the 'System' butchers.
"Friday, the Thirteenth" by Thomas W. Lawson
The lout's face was as hard as a butcher's block.
"Acton's Feud" by Frederick Swainson
It was a stroke like that of a cleaver on a butcher's block.
"Never-Fail Blake" by Arthur Stringer
It might have been the noise made by a butcher flinging a slab of raw steak upon his block.
"Ambrotox and Limping Dick" by Oliver Fleming
What a pity such plucky fellows should have to be led on to destruction like so many sheep to the butcher's block!
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
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In news:

I am interested in making a butcher block out of exotic wood.
How do I care for my butcher-block table.
When our freezers got skimpy, the whole family gathered for a busy weekend at the butcher block.
Butcher block, tile and other options.
Individuals who become fans of CVPH will enter a drawing to win a $20 gift certificate to Butcher Block.
Butcher Block offers comfort food classics.
To the legendary spot The Butcher 's Block.
I had heard customers mention the The Butcher 's Block, but I had never had the chance to visit it myself.
Roy purchased The Butcher 's Block in 2007, but he has been cutting meat for 28 years.
PLATTSBURGH — The Butcher Block restaurant's new banquet facility has added depth to the local celebration scene.
"There are not a lot of banquet facilities in town," Butcher Block General Manager Kevin Kilkeary said.
Butcher Block offers comfort food classics.
Butcher Block isn't an ordinary buffet.
Butcher Block is perhaps one of the best buffet-style restaurants you're going to find in the area.
Butcher-block countertops are practical and cottage-casual.
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