from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A block of wood ready to be cut into shingles. See cut under shingle.


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  • "One uh them Hungry Bay shingle-bolt cutters's in camp," the logger answered.

    Big Timber A Story of the Northwest

  • There was a pile of goods to be transported up-stream, a house to be fashioned out of raw material from the forest, the shingle-bolt chute to be inspected and repaired, the work of cutting cedar to be got under way, all in due order.

    The Hidden Places

  • Try to get the shingle-bolt rush over so we can go out after deer together now and then. "

    The Hidden Places

  • "It's an old shingle-bolt!" shouted Jock, "that's floated down the pond!

    When Life Was Young At the Old Farm in Maine


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