Definition of Ragstones

1. Noun. (plural of ragstone) ¹



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Definition of Ragstones

1. ragstone [n] - See also: ragstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ragstones

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

Literary usage of Ragstones

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1. The Architectural Magazine (1836)
"Although the walls of cities built by the Romans were seldom entirely of bricks, or with facings of bricks, or flat ragstones laid in regular courses, ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1906)
"Beneath this came five courses of ragstones, deeply embedded in mortar, and making together a depth of 2 feet 3 inches. Under these was another bonding ..."

3. The Student's Handbook of Historical Geology by Alfred John Jukes-Browne (1886)
"ragstones or Trigonia grits, coarse shelly limestones, ... In passing to the east all the freestone beds thin out, and the ragstones only remain above the ..."

4. The Mining Engineer (1902)
"The Upper ragstones.—These beds consist of coarse, shelly limestones of an oolitic nature, but very hard and tough, of a brown colour, and of little or no ..."

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