from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A board upon which to knead, roll, or mold flour-mixtures; a kneading-board: a molding-board; a rolling-board.
  • noun A board upon which bread is cut on the table during the serving of a meal.


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  • Turn it onto the bread-board, and spread it out to the thickness of two fingers.

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  • Then turn the mixture onto the bread-board, which has been dampened; spread it out to the thickness of a finger.

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  • Turn out on a damp towel on a bread-board, cover the top with jelly, and roll up while warm.

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  • Take one cup of flour, and mix on the bread-board with the potatoes until they form a paste.

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  • Conwell's thoughts went beyond his plow furrow, Miranda's further than her bread-board; and so the little home had an atmosphere of earnest thought and purpose that clothed the uncarpeted floors and bare walls with dignity and beauty.

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  • To make jelly roll, lay on bread-board, spread with jelly and roll.

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  • The bread-board, dusty and unused, leaned against the flour barrel, the little line above it where the dishtowels should hang sagged under the weight of

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • He got him his mother's bread-board and a pencil and an ordinary school ruler, and with these made a drawing of the ice-boat as he thought the boat should be.

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  • He set the heavy cream jar on the table and faced Elizabeth, who was kneading the bread on the big bread-board which rested on the top of the flour barrel.

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  • Then turn it out onto the bread-board; it should come out whole in a mold.

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