Definitions for rail-splitter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a person or thing that splits logs into rails, esp. for fences.

Origin of rail-splitter:

1855–60, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rail-splitter, splitter(noun)

    a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences


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