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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.
The convictions resulted from a Police Scotland covert operation, Operation Lapstone, led by the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism Unit (OOCTU).
Sex is publicised as being really cool," Eliza Elkington of Lapstone, said.
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.
Last year's top section A gelding at pounds 1,050 was Fairstoke Spring Sonata from the Fairstoke/Lapstone Stud in Hampshire; this time it was Lapstone Xavier bred at the same Stud and he sold for pounds 1,150.
He also worked on rock art recording and analysis, considering problems of style and sequence parallel to those he was addressing in culture historical terms for the assemblages from his excavations at Lapstone and Capertee.
They disparaged Hale and Tindale's Devon Downs excavation of 1929, and that by Fred McCarthy in 1936 at Lapstone Creek, as irrelevant.