scrubbing-board love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corrugated board on which clothes are scrubbed in the course of washing; a wash-board.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • One is like a scrubbing-board, and down below it the water boils and swirls and bubbles ...

    The Rubadub Mystery

  • They would be seen at Yokohama playing baseball with Tokio University; in the courtyard of the Vatican receiving the blessing of the Pope; at Waikiki riding the breakers on a scrubbing-board; in the Philippines eating cocoanuts in the shade of the sheltering palm, and in Brooklyn in the

    Somewhere in France


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.