butcher block

noun

: a block made with thick strips of usually laminated hardwood
butcher-block adjective

Examples of butcher block in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sunny transformation in the kitchen includes new butcher block countertops and open shelves filled with Miller’s Reaperware ceramic dishes. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2024 Its walls were bright red, and at its center was a butcher block with containers arranged in stacks. Nicolette Polek, Harper's Magazine, 22 May 2024 The kitchen is fit for a professional chef with two industrial sized faucets and a butcher block workspace. Pueng Vongs, The Mercury News, 3 June 2024 Complete with a butcher block table top, this cart is a great asset to your cooking and meal prep needs. Michelle Love, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for butcher block 

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of butcher block was in 1944

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“Butcher block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butcher%20block. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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