Jan. 30th, 2017

ragstone

Jan. 30th, 2017 08:00 am
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ragstone (RAG-stohn) - n., hard limestone or sandstone, esp. when used as a building material.


Used since the 14th century, especially in reference to Kentish limestone. Because it is hard, it is hard to make smooth, giving walls a ragged look -- thus the name.

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