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  • n. Alternative form of graystone.


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  • Returning permanently to Montreal after the deaths of her father and Mies, she began photographing the city's gray limestone ( "greystone") buildings.

    Joan of Architecture Speaks

  • The resulting building, in a muted Postmodernist style that has aged well, relies on local materials, including greystone, anodized aluminum, granite and blond Canadian maple.

    Joan of Architecture Speaks

  • Naming him "daniel" didn't help either as it started a wave of nonsense about it being "daniel greystone."

    Time Sensitive

  • First floor of a greystone in Humboldt Park, good neighbors in the building, El stops convenient, nice communal yard for the dog, friendly landlord, only $100 over our budget, and best of all two blocks away from TASTEE FREEZ!

    Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—

  • Our first home in Chicago was a spacious second-floor flat in a two-story greystone: hardwood floors throughout; an older kitchen and bathroom.

    Mental multivitamin

  • He had often been to Oakbourne and back since that first journey to Snowfield, but beyond Oakbourne the greystone walls, the broken country, the meagre trees, seemed to be telling him afresh the story of that painful past which he knew so well by heart.

    Adam Bede

  • After this, the country grew barer and barer: no more rolling woods, no more wide-branching trees near frequent homesteads, no more bushy hedgerows, but greystone walls intersecting the meagre pastures, and dismal wide-scattered greystone houses on broken lands where mines had been and were no longer.

    Adam Bede

  • When they passed the Parliament buildings, Irgens pointed to the greystone colossus and said:

    Shallow Soil

  • A fire burned in the broad greystone hearth, before which were sixteen common stools, arranged in a semicircle.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • It was greystone and probably had as many as twenty rooms.

    Violets Are Blue


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