Definition of Freestones

1. Noun. (plural of freestone) ¹



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Definition of Freestones

1. freestone [n] - See also: freestone

Lexicographical Neighbors of Freestones

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

Literary usage of Freestones

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

1. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"... freestones, lately taken up, on the east side. A broken statue of Hercules, two silver fibula;, coins of the lower empire, and bricks made by the sixth ..."

2. Blasting: A Handbook for the Use of Engineers and Others Engaged in Mining by Oscar Guttmann (1906)
"Quarrying Building Material and Freestones.— The object aimed at in quarrying these is to shatter the rock as little as possible, and in the case of ..."

3. The Mining Magazine (1856)
"This test will make the inferiority of all freestones compared with granite more apparent, and will eventually ..."

4. The Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia: Comprehending the Physical by Abraham Gesner (1849)
"... Salt Springs, Freestones, Grindstones, Flagstones—Coal, Coal Field, Coal Measures—Albion Mines—Exports of Coal—Cumberland Coal Measures—Cape Breton Coal ..."

5. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Durham by John Bailey (1810)
"Freestones for building are met with in various parts of the county; and one is found at Heworth, upon the estate of Anthony Hood, Esq. of an open porous ..."

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