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


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]
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a stone slab used for paving.
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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
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noun paving stone, flag, slab, block If we trip over a flagstone, we can sue the council.
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[ˈflægstəʊn] Nlosa f
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ndalle f
flagstone floor → sol m en dallesflag stop n (US) (for bus)arrêt m facultatifflag-waving [ˈflægweɪvɪŋ]
n (= jingoism) → chauvinisme m
modif [people] → cocardier/ière
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