Definition of Burrstones
1. burrstone [n] - See also: burrstone
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Literary usage of Burrstones
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1. Economic Geology; Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"... is burrstone, a porous silicious rock from the tertiary formations of Europe and America. These burrstones are of various colours, whitish, ..."
2. Economic Geology: Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"These burrstones are of various colours, whitish, yellowish, and reddish brown, are almost pure silica, with just sufficient calcareous matter to give them ..."
3. The Student's Handbook of Stratigraphical Geology by Alfred John Jukes-Browne (1902)
"... and shelly limestones, the latter of sands with calcareous burrstones. But near Stainton St. John these beds change rapidly and appear to be replaced by ..."
4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"... be remanufactured; Brazil wood, crude brimstone, and flour of sulphur, bullion, burrstones, unwrought; ..."