Knifeboard

Word KNIFEBOARD
Character 10
Hyphenation knife board
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The "knifeboard," as the low partition against which outside passengers sat back to back was called, does not appear until after 1852. ❋ Charles Larcom (1921)

There was brought to the door at dawn for Richard a jibbing, backing pony, with vicious eyes, and for me a mangy horse like a knifeboard, spavined, with weak legs, and very aged, but nevertheless showing signs of “blood.” ❋ Unknown (2006)

Then Hugh Stanbury took his leave of Mrs Outhouse; but as he went home, again on the knifeboard of an omnibus, he smoked the pipe of triumph rather than the pipe of contemplation. ❋ Unknown (2004)

It was Larive who had just climbed down from the knifeboard. ❋ Various (N/A)

There was brought to the door at dawn for Richard a jibbing, backing pony, with vicious eyes, and for me a mangy horse like a knifeboard, spavined, with weak legs, and very aged, but nevertheless showing signs of "blood." ❋ William Henry Burton Wilkins (1897)

Lozérien Helvellyn, provided we could sit on a knifeboard. ❋ Matilda Betham-Edwards (1877)

Yes, it was out of the question to drive for fourteen hours at a stretch, seated on such a knifeboard. ❋ Matilda Betham-Edwards (1877)

So I gave up the chase and dropped behind, covered with dust and perspiration, amid frantic cheers from the knifeboard and broad grins from the passengers on the pavement. ❋ Talbot Baines Reed (1872)

"Lamm it on, Jimmy," was the delighted cry from the knifeboard, as a score of heads craned over to witness the chase. ❋ Talbot Baines Reed (1872)

"Right away, Jimmy; off you go!" called one of the youths on the knifeboard, whom I recognised as my late travelling companion. ❋ Talbot Baines Reed (1872)

"Well, sir, if I made up a box with half a knifeboard for a lid, and my bottle o 'blacking, my brushes, and a leather or two and the rouge for my plate, I daresay I could get on." ❋ George Manville Fenn (1870)

"Why you so parsonal dis marning, sar," replied Moonshine, rubbing away at the knifeboard -- "my face no shine more dan your white skull widout hair." ❋ Frederick Marryat (1820)

-- the colour of certain flaring omnibus knifeboard bills and the colour of a certain woman's name. ❋ Lucas Malet (1891)

It may well be that, had the matter assumed no interest in St.nbury's eyes than that given to it by Mrs Trevelyan's very moderate anxiety to have the letter forwarded, he would have thought nothing about it; but having resolved, as he sat upon the knifeboard of the omnibus -- the reader will, at any rate, remember those resolutions made on the top of the omnibus while Hugh was smoking his pipe -- having resolved that a deed should be done at St. Diddulph's, he resolved also that it should be done at once. ❋ Anthony Trollope (1848)

Trevelyan’s very moderate anxiety to have the letter forwarded, he would have thought nothing about it; but having resolved, as he sat upon the knifeboard of the omnibus — the reader will, at any rate, remember those resolutions made on the top of the omnibus while Hugh was smoking his pipe — having resolved that a deed should be done at St. Diddulph’s, he resolved also that it should be done at once. ❋ Unknown (2004)

I'm pretty handy with a carving-knife, both with meat and on the knifeboard. " ❋ George Manville Fenn (1870)

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