from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A board attached to or near a machine-tool such as a lathe or milling-machine, to receive and display for easy access the tools or cutters or gears used on such a machine.


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  • How is it to be expected that they will feel towards these public character, who have been working side by side with them in the great arena of business, politics, or science; blackening their faces and roughening their hands in the same hard labour, only with the difference that they have to stand on their tip-toes to reach their fingers to the tool-board, and to run very fast to keep pace with the bigger labourer's show walk?

    Fear for the Future


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