Definition of Hornstones

1. Noun. (plural of hornstone) ¹



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Definition of Hornstones

1. hornstone [n] - See also: hornstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornstones

hornpikes
hornpipe
hornpiped
hornpipes
hornpiping
hornpout
hornpouts
horns
horns of hyoid bone
horns of plenty
horns of saphenous opening
horns of thyroid cartilage
hornsnake
hornsnakes
hornstone
hornstones (current term)
hornswoggle
hornswoggled
hornswoggler
hornswogglers
hornswoggles
hornswoggling
horntail
horntails
hornwork
hornworks
hornworms
hornwort
hornworts

Literary usage of Hornstones

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1. Geology of the Marysville Mining District, Montana: A Study of Igneous by Joseph Barrell (1907)
"HYDROTHERMAL METAMORPHISM OF THE hornstones AT BALL BUTTE The hornstones of Bald Butte are distinctly banded and differ in appearance from those of other ..."

2. Geology and Ore Deposits of the Elkhorn Mining District, Jefferson County by Walter Harvey Weed, Joseph Barrell (1902)
"Unlike the other quartzitic hornstones, the crystal individuals are not clearly ... The biotite crystals show the form characteristic of hornstones and are ..."

3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1907)
"HYDROTHERMAL METAMORPHISM OF THE hornstones AT BALL BUTTE The hornstones of Bald Butte are distinctly banded and differ in appearance from those of other ..."

4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1902)
"... and two or three exposures in the agglomerates which seem to be the western equivalent of the Beacon Hill hornstones were visited. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1908)
"The chiastolite type of alteration had not been recognized in the known Devonian contact areas and the banded hornstones were thought to represent siliceous ..."

6. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1893)
"Normal hornstones, which cannot be distinguished from those found in ... the lines of separation be- ween the different hornstones which represents rocks of ..."

7. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1907)
"hornstones, consisting of biotite hornfels, banded and patched with pale-greenish ... The hornstones pass out eastward in siliceo-calcareous bands or masses ..."

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