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butch′er block`


n.
a slab of wood formed by bonding or gluing together thick laminated strips of wood in alternating light and dark shades.
[1835–45]
butch′er-block`, adj.
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Noun1.butcher block - a thick wooden slab formed by bonding together thick laminated strips of unpainted hardwood
slab - block consisting of a thick piece of something
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