flagstone


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flag·stone

 (flăg′stōn′)
n.
1. A flat slab of stone used as a paving material.
2. An evenly layered sedimentary rock that can be split into paving stones.

flagstone

(ˈflæɡˌstəʊn) or

flag

n
1. (Geological Science) a hard fine-textured rock, such as a sandstone or shale, that can be split up into slabs for paving
2. (Building) a slab of such a rock
[C15 flag (in the sense: sod, turf), from Old Norse flaga slab; compare Old English flæcg plaster, poultice]

flag•stone

(ˈflægˌstoʊn)

n.
a stone slab used for paving.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flagstone - stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stonesflagstone - stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
paving stone - a stone used for paving

flagstone

noun paving stone, flag, slab, block If we trip over a flagstone, we can sue the council.
Translations

flagstone

[ˈflægstəʊn] Nlosa f

flagstone

[ˈflægstəʊn]
ndalle f
modif
flagstone floor → sol m en dallesflag stop n (US) (for bus)arrêt m facultatifflag-waving [ˈflægweɪvɪŋ]
n (= jingoism) → chauvinisme m
modif [people] → cocardier/ière
References in classic literature ?
Ten men would have found difficulty in moving that tub, but by some mechanical contrivance it had turned with the flagstone on which it rested.
When she opened them she was looking at her mother's maiden name, fairly carved on a blue flagstone on the pew floor: Ellen Lashmar.
In this space lay a large and heavy flagstone with a rusted iron ring in the centre to which a thick shepherd's-check muffler was attached.
The cradle-rockers had done hard duty for so many years, under the weight of so many children, on that flagstone floor, that they were worn nearly flat, in consequence of which a huge jerk accompanied each swing of the cot, flinging the baby from side to side like a weaver's shuttle, as Mrs Durbeyfield, excited by her song, trod the rocker with all the spring that was left in her after a long day's seething in the suds.
Yes," said Lakor, "no amount of fighting ability would have saved him from the pivoted flagstone.
And I think the Nipper recalled that name as he ground his heel upon an unresponsive flagstone.
Around a great fire which burned on a large, circular flagstone, the flames of which had heated red-hot the legs of a tripod, which was empty for the moment, some wormeaten tables were placed, here and there, haphazard, no lackey of a geometrical turn having deigned to adjust their parallelism, or to see to it that they did not make too unusual angles.
How vividly I call to mind the damp about the house, the green cracked flagstones in the court, an old leaky water-butt, and the discoloured trunks of some of the grim trees, which seemed to have dripped more in the rain than other trees, and to have blown less in the sun
I got up, and went down into the great hall, and so out upon the flagstones in front of the palace.
His rheumaticky feet, tired with balancing that squat body for many years upon the decks of small coasters, and made sore by miles of tramping upon the flagstones of the dock side, had hurried up in time to avert a ridiculous catastrophe.
Upon the large square in front of the hotel, the shadows of the tents, intersected by the golden moonbeams, formed as it were a huge mosaic of jet and yellow flagstones.
that sounded like a musket-butt on flagstones he sat down amid leaping glasses.