from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.


A local name for a soil that was good for growing corn (wheat). (Wiktionary)



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