Definition of Fence rail
1. Noun. A rail that is split from a log.
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Literary usage of Fence rail
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1. Personal Recollections of Many Prominent People Whom I Have Known: And of by John Fletcher Darby (1880)
"The historical fact, however, still remains, that Abraham Lincoln was started and run into the presidential chair upon a "fence-rail" by the Republican ..."
2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1910)
"Fence-rail boys stand with rails raised as if also about to strike. 9. Fence-rail boys and Axe-boys approach one another stealthily, meet and join axes and ..."
3. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1830)
"If it be objected that the smallness of the space between the upper part of the wheel and the overhanging fence- rail will cause friction, ..."
4. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"Place me once more, O mother dear, Astride the old fence-raiL The old fence-rail, the old fence-rail! How oft these youthful legs, With Alice' and Ben ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"After thinkin' a spell, I concluded I'd try to get a pry under him, and went for a fence-rail. It took me some time to get what I wanted, and when I got ..."