cutting board


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

Origin of cutting board

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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