Definition of butcher's block in English:

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butcher's block

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oCHərz ˌbläk/

noun

A sturdy wooden kitchen table with a square top on which food may be chopped.
Example sentences
  • He perched himself on the corner of a coffee table that resembled a butcher's block, but for magazine cuttings, and started to roll one of his cigarettes.
  • The seats are steeply raked and we look down at the operating table, a slab of wood like a butcher's block.
  • He held the glass out to her and she took a grateful sip, putting the paper bag she'd carried back from the local shops on the small butcher's block that graced the middle of their kitchen.

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Syllabification: butch·er's block

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