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cutting board

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noun
  1. a board used as a firm surface for cutting food, cloth, leather, etc.
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Origin of cutting board

First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for cutting board

Historical Examples

  • 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. '

    Grimms' Fairy Tales

    The Brothers 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

  • 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.