Definition of Freestone

1. Noun. Fruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit.

Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit



Definition of Freestone

1. n. A stone composed of sand or grit; -- so called because it is easily cut or wrought.

2. a. Having the flesh readily separating from the stone, as in certain kinds of peaches.

Definition of Freestone

1. Noun. A type of stone that is composed of small particles and easily shaped, such as sandstone or limestone. ¹

2. Noun. A stone fruit having a stone (pit) that is relatively free of the flesh. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freestone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freestone

freerolling
freerolls
freers
freerun
freerunning
frees
freesheet
freesheets
freesia
freesias
freeskier
freeskiers
freeskiing
freest
freestanding
freestone (current term)
freestones
freestore
freestyle
freestyled
freestyler
freestylers
freestyles
freestyling
freet
freetail
freetailed bat
freetard
freetards
freethinker

Literary usage of Freestone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"Gray freestone parting, Red freestone, . Hard freestone beds ... Red Hill parting, White freestone, • Red freestone, White mixed with red, White freestone, ..."

2. Transactions by American Ethnological Society (1861)
"12 White freestone bands 13 Tills .. 14 freestone bands . ... 16 White freestone 17 Blue metal, mixed with freestone bands .. 18 Coal 19 Soft Grey freestone ..."

3. The European Journals of William Maclure by William Maclure, John S. Doskey (1988)
"It was on the edge of the river [Fluvia River], and on the hill above there was a kind of freestone, appearing to cover the lava. ..."

4. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Howard R. Oliver (1865)
"Soft whitish freestone 10 28. COAL, 2nd i 27. Blackish slate, a little inclined to brown . ... Whitish freestone g 31. Strong bluish slate, mixed with grey ..."

5. The American Fruit Book: Containing Directions for Raising, Propagating, and by Samuel W. Cole (1857)
"freestone. Last of Aug. and 1st of Sept. Leaves serrated, glandless. ... freestone. Sept. 1. Tree hardy, vigorous, and productive; but the fruit is too ..."

6. Notes and Observations on the Ionian Islands and Malta: With Some Remarks on by John Davy (1842)
"Peculiarities of Ground indicative of a great Catastrophe, associated with traces of Human Art. Effects of Vegetation on Calcareous freestone. ..."

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