Definition of Burstones
1. burstone [n] - See also: burstone
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Literary usage of Burstones
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society by Franklin Lafayette Riley, Mississippi Historical Society (1901)
"local feature, with the sandstones of Neshoba and Newton counties; which again connect unequivocally with the characteristic "burstones" of Lauderdale.8 The ..."
2. The Memorial History of the City of New York: From Its First Settlement to by James Grant Wilson (1893)
"French burstones were brought into use for grinding, and German screens for cleaning the wheat, and the merchants took pains that the inspectors should keep ..."
3. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1901)
"... unequivocally with the characteristic "burstones" of Lauderdale.* The beds of the Jackson group were then traced by him, down the edge of the bluff to ..."
4. The Barytes Deposits of Lake Ainslie and North Cheticamp, N. S. by Geological Survey of Canada, Henry Skeffington Poole (1907)
"The fine riddled material then passes between three French burstones and is barrelled. The presence of small quantities of fluorite is not considered ..."
5. Geological Series by Montana State University (Missoula) (1908)
"Pour French burstones for grinding; cost, about $30v each. 5. Two calcining kettles, $200 each. In addition to the above mentioned machinery the necessary ..."
6. Dendrologia: Or, A Treatise of Forest Trees, with Evelyn's Silva, Rev., Cor by James Mitchell, John Evelyn (1827)
"Bristol stone, is perhaps all silicious earth. Most sands are composed of particles of quartz and flint. oz. Quartz, White, (with holes in) French burstones ..."
7. Peter Parley's Illustrations of Commerce by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1849)
"burstones are usually imported from Rouen, in France. BUTT: a vessel or measure of wine, containing two hogsheads, or one hundred and twenty-six gallons. ..."