Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In geology, a grayish or greenish compact volcanic rock, composed of feldspar and augite or horn-blende, and allied to basalt.
- n. uncountable A type of gray, volcanic rock, typically containing feldspar and iron
- n. A building made of any type of gray stone, such as limestone
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Geol.) A grayish or greenish compact rock, composed of feldspar and augite, and allied to basalt.
- gray + stone (Wiktionary)
“Meantime, my fantasy resurfaces: me inside my own Congressman's neo - traditional Georgetown graystone -- a wild scene of passionate, out-of-control (but, of course, well informed) lovemaking.”
“Champlain also sent provisions that had been shipped in graystone pottery crocks of Norman design.”
“The frosty night had turned the graystone steps to ice and through my skirt and drawers my legs grew numb.”
“The driver continued into the village and delivered me to the graystone cottage on Market Street, wedged silently, as it had always been, between its two sisters.”
“At the lawns edge, a grand set of graystone stairs led into Lady Ashburys rose garden.”
“The pedlar, I knew, lived with his wife and six children in a graystone back-to-back that stood at attention in a line of identical others.”
“ON the drive back to Heathview I watched out the window as street upon street of graystone cottages slipped past.”
“The most tempting of them all was a giant four-bedroom apartment on the second floor of a graystone on a large lot-and-a-half.”
“Our tester came with what Jeep calls its khaki/graystone two-tone color scheme.”
“The low bluff on the west end of the isle of Elcien that held the Myrmidon compound was separated from the rest of the city by a graystone wall four yards high, with but a single set of gates.”
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