Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of dripstone.

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Examples

  • They had had the presence of mind to bring their wooden bowls, dippers and spoons, also their blankets, mats and buckets; Richard found the stream and put Bill Whiting to setting up the dripstones, then fetching water.

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  • “I have six new dripstones, five of them with their brass frames and catching dishes because I felt that you must keep the five friends around ye safe and well.”

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  • “On a different note, these contain the things that will enable us to stay healthy, like dripstones.”

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  • He was sorry that he did not have twelve dripstones, but not sorry enough to share six of them among twelve.

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  • “I have brought ye another lot of dripstones from Cousin James-the-druggist—Sykes will hand them over, have no fear.”

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  • Richard had his replenished stocks plus emery powder, glue and several good files; his chief worry was the dripstones, of which he still had two spares but his five friends had none.

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  • We may be able to build some sort of shelf off it on either side to hold spare stuff—even our boxes, certainly our sacks of books and spare dripstones.

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  • “I have begun to import dripstones from Teneriffe, and thought of you immediately,” said Cousin James-the-druggist, tucking the dripstone back into the box.

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  • My friends with dripstones, I think we should conduct a little ceremony.

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  • Richard insisted that every drop of water his men drank be filtered through the cleaned dripstones.

    Morgan’s Run

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