Definition of Lapstones

1. Noun. (plural of lapstone) ¹



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Definition of Lapstones

1. lapstone [n] - See also: lapstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapstones

lapsang
lapsangs
lapsarian
lapsarians
lapse
lapse rate
lapsed
lapser
lapsers
lapses
lapsful
lapsible
lapsided
lapsing
lapstone
lapstones (current term)
lapstrake
lapstrakes
lapstreak
lapsus
lapsus calami
lapsus digiti
lapsus digitorum
lapsus linguae
lapsus linguæ
lapsus muris
lapsus plumae
lapsus plumæ
laptop
laptop computer

Literary usage of Lapstones

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1857)
"... leather and the noise of the lapstones.' But the trade received its greatest impulse from the government contracts obtained for it by Spencer Perceval, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"As to the tubers, they vary greatly in size, form, and colour; gardeners divide them into rounded forms and long forms or "kidneys"; "lapstones" are more or ..."

3. The Negro and the Nation: A History of American Slavery and Enfranchisement by George Spring Merriam (1906)
"The men who own and till the soil, who drive the mills, and hammer out their own iron and leather on their own anvils and lapstones . . . are honest, ..."

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