from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as chair-rail.


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  • And she tossed his desecrated Bible toward the peach crate; but missing its aim, the book slid along the floor with a slight rustle, almost like a sigh, and struck the chair-board behind the washtubs, where it lay limp and forgotten.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921


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