Definition of Bluestones

1. Noun. (plural of bluestone) ¹



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Definition of Bluestones

1. bluestone [n] - See also: bluestone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluestones

bluesiest
bluesiness
blueslike
bluesman
bluesmen
bluesnarfing
bluest
bluestem
bluestems
bluestocking
bluestockingism
bluestockings
bluestone
bluestones
blueswoman
blueswomen
bluesy
bluet
bluet-eyed
bluetail
bluethroat
bluethroat pikeblenny
bluethroats
bluetick
blueticks
bluetit
bluetongue

Literary usage of Bluestones

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1. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"... the inside of the circle has been conclusively demonstrated by the excavations; hence the “bluestones” in front cannot have been erected before them. ..."

2. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"Professor Judd regards the "bluestones" as ice-borne boulders, the relics of a former drift-deposit. They were probably commoner formerly than now, ..."

3. The Cambrian (1907)
"The title of Ambrosius or Emrys was bestowed upon Merlin for his skill in bringing from Kildare, in Ireland, the "Bluestones," known as the "Giant's Dance," ..."

4. The Cheshire Sheaf ...: Being Local Gleanings, Historical and Antiquarian by Francis Sanders, William Fergusson Irvine, J. Brownbill (1883)
"[1881] Bluestones, SAUGHALL. There is a superior house and garden, ... known not so very many years ago as Bluestones, at which time it was a modest ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"The pebbles in the river-bed were quartzose, bluestones, sandstones, and a few scattered pieces of granite, probably washed down from the Kinabalu ranges. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Those popularly known as " bluestones " belong to the Hamilton period of the Devonian formation and occur mainly between the Hudson and Delaware rivers. ..."

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