Definition of Flagstone

1. Noun. Stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones.

Exact synonyms: Flag
Generic synonyms: Paving Stone



Definition of Flagstone

1. n. A flat stone used in paving, or any rock which will split into such stones. See Flag, a stone.

Definition of Flagstone

1. Noun. A flat, rectangular piece of rock or stone used for paving or roofing. ¹

2. Noun. One of several types of rock easily split and suitable for making flagstones. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flagstone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagstone

flagrant
flagrantly
flagrate
flagration
flagrations
flagroot
flags
flagship
flagships
flagstaff
flagstaffite
flagstaffs
flagstaves
flagstick
flagsticks
flagstone (current term)
flagstoned
flagstones
flagtail
flagtails
flagworm
flagworms
flail
flail about
flail chest
flail joint
flailed
flailing
flailingly
flailings

Literary usage of Flagstone

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1. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1897)
"The flagstone Horizon.—The flagstone horizon rests conformably upon the Lincoln ... It is used throughout the Benton area for flagstone, hence the name. ..."

2. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1902)
"DAND (ALDERSON, B.: Suppose the way granted were across a ploughed KINGSCOTE. field, would the grantee in such case have a right to lay down a flagstone ? ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"flagstone. Same as Flag. — RS FLAMBOYANT (adj.). A. Having to do with the late French Gothic window traceries, which are so arranged that the openings ..."

4. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... snail- shells—Broad, flagstone pavements—Fishing-rods and blow-pipes — Ghostly yarns — Conservative effects of genius—An ideal bust and a living one—The ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Horace Gay Wood (1885)
"breaking of a flagstone in a landing over which the plaintiff was obliged to pass in the performance of his service to the defendant. ..."

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