butcher board

Definitions

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

In literature:

Do yachts carry live beasts and a butcher on board?
"The Queen of Hearts" by Wilkie Collins
He compared the creatures dabbling, over the board to summer flies on butcher's meat, periodically scared by a cloth.
"The Amazing Marriage, Complete" by George Meredith
A butcher's boy can get 3 pounds a week, with board and lodging.
"Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia" by William John Wills
It was a mixed day-school in the village, and it was controlled by a Board which had the village butcher as its chairman.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
Corner now came on board, in a canoe not much bigger than a butcher's tray.
"Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora" by Edward Edwards
As he passed the carpenter-shop he saw the "wood-butcher" sawing two boards to make a cover for a long, narrow box.
"The Snow-Burner" by Henry Oyen
Neither by sign-board nor by shop front did the Carrow Cross butcher reveal himself.
"In Mr. Knox's Country" by E. OEnone Somerville
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In news:

Butcher's Board Cheese and Meats $12 per person.
Vegetable charcuterie and cheese board at the Butcher 's Daughter.
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