Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A block of wood ready to be cut into shingles. See cut under shingle.
“One uh them Hungry Bay shingle-bolt cutters's in camp," the logger answered.”
“There was a pile of goods to be transported up-stream, a house to be fashioned out of raw material from the forest, the shingle-bolt chute to be inspected and repaired, the work of cutting cedar to be got under way, all in due order.”
“Try to get the shingle-bolt rush over so we can go out after deer together now and then. ”
“It's an old shingle-bolt!" shouted Jock, "that's floated down the pond!”
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