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Meaning of HOLYSTONE

Pronunciation:  'howlee`stown

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a ship
  2. [v]  scrub with a holystone, as of a ship's deck

HOLYSTONE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: sandstone, scour, scrub



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ho"ly*stone`\, n. (Naut.)
    A stone used by seamen for scrubbing the decks of ships.
  2. \Ho"ly*stone`\, v. t. (Naut.)
    To scrub with a holystone, as the deck of a vessel.
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