from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bricklaying, a straight piece of marble applied to the rubbed side of the brick to prove whether the surface is straight or not.


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  • By patient persistence of effort rearing up the fabric of my life firmly upon Him, and grafting every stone of it -- if I might so use the metaphor -- into the bedding-stone, which is Christ, I shall be strong, peaceful, and pure.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. John Chapters I to XIV


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