chopping-board love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A board on which anything is placed to be chopped.


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  • I have stood, flat-footed between the serving stations, studying the cascades of shrimp on ice, and the hunks of beef bleeding into the chopping-board gutters and the intense Hispanic boys at the omelette hobs begging for orders, and known that nothing good could come from this.

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  • Around spring 2012, he intends to introduce a chopping-board set that will include three boards of diminishing size that nest together.

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  • Besides these things there are a few absolute necessaries, — lacquer or wooden bowls for food and sake, a chopping-board and rude chopping-knife, a cleft-stick for burning strips of birch-bark, a triply-cleft stick for supporting the potsherd in which, on rare occasions, they burn

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  • In great yellow and red clay containers smoked the maccheroni made by the women, and on the wooden chopping-board, Predu skillfully sliced the well-done pig.

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  • The size of the roots, and the impracticability of cutting below their splaying-point, made it necessary for us to rig up a chopping-board.

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  • He laid down his book upon a clean chopping-board.

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  • When tender, strain through a colander, well press out the water, turn the spinach on to a chopping-board, chop very fine, then place it into a stewpan containing half an ounce of butter and stir over a brisk fire for a few minutes, adding pepper to taste.

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  • If it was late in the autumn, there was a chopping-board and chopping-knife ready, with the feet of neat-cattle, from which the oily parts had been extracted by boiling.

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