cutting board


noun

a board used as a firm surface for cutting food, cloth, leather, etc.

Nearby words

  1. cutter-rigged,
  2. cutthroat,
  3. cutthroat contract,
  4. cutthroat trout,
  5. cutting,
  6. cutting compound,
  7. cutting edge,
  8. cutting edge, at the,
  9. cutting fluid,
  10. cutting garden

Origin of cutting board

First recorded in 1815–25

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Examples from the Web for cutting board

  • George laid his oak staff on the cutting-board before him, and leaned the old two-edged sword against the wall, at his right hand.

  • Thereupon he seized them by the throats, put them on the cutting-board and screwed their feet fast. '

    Grimms' Fairy Tales|The Brothers Grimm
  • So the youth asked for a fire, a lathe, and a cutting-board.

    Grimm's Fairy Stories|Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  • Then he answered: 'Then I ask for a fire, a turning lathe, and a cutting-board with the knife.'

    Grimms' Fairy Tales|The Brothers Grimm