Origin of horse block
Examples from the Web for horse block
I stood on the horse-block, watching it, my mind busy with many thoughts.Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States|Raphael Semmes
John and Eva sat down on a log that had served as a horse-block.Up Terrapin River|Opie P. Read
Mr. Sanderson was at work in an apple orchard near by, and waved his hand to them as the machine drew up to the horse-block.The Rover Boys in Business|Arthur M. Winfield
It was brought here from Haddenham, where it had been used as a horse-block, by Mr. Bentham.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely|W. D. Sweeting
Listening a moment longer, he patted the post as he had done the horse-block, and stole towards the bridge.