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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A laborer who splits logs to build a certain type of fence.

Usage examples (31)
  • Esop, a slave; Bloomfield, a shoemaker; Lincoln, a rail-splitter;
  • Here is where Lincoln gained his great reputation as a rail-splitter.
  • Lincoln the rail-splitter wasn't just a thinker, a lawyer or a president.
  • Buchanan was now a private citizen and the pioneer rail-splitter was at the head of the United States. for more
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