Definition of Ragstone

1. Noun. Stone that is quarried in thin pieces. ¹



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Definition of Ragstone

1. undressed masonry in slabs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ragstone

ragmen
ragment
ragments
ragout
ragouted
ragouting
ragouts
ragpicker
ragpicker's disease
ragpickers
rags
rags and tatters
rags to riches
ragsorter
ragsorter's disease
ragstone (current term)
ragstones
ragtag
ragtag and bobtail
ragtags
ragtime
ragtimer
ragtimers
ragtimes
ragtimey
ragtimy
ragtop
ragtops
ragu
raguinite

Literary usage of Ragstone

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1. A Practical Treatise on Natural and Artificial Concrete: Its Varieties and by Henry Reid (1879)
"Mediaeval builders, who used the ragstone extensively, avoided the somewhat ... Hence in nearly all the ancient structures where ragstone was used, ..."

2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1846)
"In most of the towns of this district the streets are laid with ragstone ... The durability of buildings erected with ragstone depends mainly upon the ..."

3. The history of Maidstone by J M. Russell (1881)
"In mediaeval times Maidstone was famous for its valuable deposits of ragstone. The stone quarried in the neighbourhood was sought after not only for ..."

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