folding-boards love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mining, a form of cage-shuts used in Scotland.


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  • The engines had been at work flooding the place for some time, and there was more water than we expected; but we had got on the folding-boards without knowing it, an 'before we knew where we were, down went Thompson into water four feet deep.

    Fighting the Flames


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