Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name once commonly applied in Worcestershire, England, to fossil oyster-shells of the genus Gryphæa from the Jurassic rocks.
  • noun The top stone of the gable-end of a house.
  • noun A hard, smooth, flinty gritstone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) The top stone of the gable end of a house.

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  • noun architecture The top stone of the gable end of a house.
  • noun UK, dialect ganister, a kind of sandstone

Etymologies

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crow +‎ stone?

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