from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A corrugated board on which clothes are scrubbed in the course of washing; a wash-board.
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One is like a scrubbing-board, and down below it the water boils and swirls and bubbles ...
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