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lapstone

(ˈlæpˌstəʊn)
n
(Tools) a rounded device or stone on which leather is beaten with a hammer by a cobbler
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Others will upheave the blacksmith's hammer, or drive the plane over the carpenter's bench, or take the lapstone and the awl and learn the trade of shoemaking.
OPERATION LAPSTONE A POLICE chief has warned Scotland's gangland kingpins that he is coming after them in 2016.
Robertson's analysis of the backed artefact assemblage at Lapstone Creek finds that, like in her other collaborative work with Val in the Sydney Basin, they are multifunctional in use.
Sex is publicised as being really cool," Eliza Elkington of Lapstone, said.
53) 'First the tailor beats his shop-board and goose against the cobbler's stall; while the cobbler, in return, does the same to the tailor: occasionally hammering away at his lapstone, and singing in praise of General Jackson.
A trade unionist delegate from Britain, Ernest Bevin, claimed that Lapstone awakened his interest in foreign affairs.
com and from selected garden centres across the UK including Lapstone in Gloucestershire.
He arranged for Australian security coverage of the November-December 1948 meeting of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE), held at the Lapstone Hotel in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales.
For unusual gifts head to Lapstone in Chipping Campden, another barn converted into a shop and cafe (www.
Liverpool boasts two of Sydney's oldest surviving bridges - the Lansdowne Bridge, which completes the Hume Highway crossing of Prospect Creek, and a stone bridge at Lapstone.
One giant block of rock on the floor of the dene, called the Devil's Lapstone, is a chunk of reef limestone which fell from the steep sides.
Minor deviations from its start at the obelisk in Macquarie Place, from which all New South Wales roads emanating from Sydney were measured, had occurred until the construction of the M4, Western Motorway, brought significant new alignment changes from Concord, (originally Longbottom), to Blaxland, the site of the Pilgrim Inn at the top of Lapstone Hill.