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- n. A coarse calcareous sandstone in various parts of England
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In geology, the local name of a subdivision of the Jurassic series, belonging in the upper portion of the so-called Great Oölite of the English geologists.
Whether they are to be entirely depended upon is questionable, but we may here repeat them: — Gravel and boulder clay, 10 feet; Kimeridge and Oxford clays, 350; Kellaways rock, blue clays, cornbrash, limestone, great oolite, clay and limestone, upper
Lower oolitic formation, including, besides the great oolite bed of central England, fullers 'earth beds, forest marble, and cornbrash;
These are said to have been gravel and boulder clay, Kimmeridge and Oxford clays, Kelloway’s rock, blue clay, cornbrash, limestone, great oolite, clay and limestone, upper Estuarine clay,