American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "rail-splitter" in a sentence
"And while the old rail-splitter himself does not make it much into the annals of barbecue lore, an interesting episode involving the 1860 presidential campaign does."
"Lincoln the rail-splitter wasn't just a thinker, a lawyer or a president."
"Lincoln wasn't just a rail-splitter; in matters of religion he was a fence sitter."