- a board used as a firm surface for cutting food, cloth, leather, etc.
Origin of cutting board
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for cutting board
So the youth asked for a fire, a lathe, and a cutting-board.Grimm's Fairy Stories
Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
Thereupon he seized them by the throats, put them on the cutting-board and screwed their feet fast. '
Then he answered: 'Then I ask for a fire, a turning lathe, and a cutting-board with the knife.'
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.The Shepherd's Calendar