Part of speech: noun

A flat piece of something, as the outside cut made from a sawed log.

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Usage examples "slab":

  1. If we can only scratch the earth- bed away from under, the slab might drop a little. - "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle", Hugh Lofting.
  2. I left it on the marble slab in the wash room and when I came back for it not three minutes later it was gone. - "Molly Brown's Junior Days", Nell Speed.
  3. One night, when I come in from Mrs. Eichorn's, what did I see on the floor but a sure- 'nough tombstun- slab, an' spelt out in little blue tiles down the middle was: 'Pa. - "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch", Alice Caldwell Hegan.