from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compact, fine-grained, homogeneous rock fit to be used for hones; a very silicious clay slate, having a conchoidal fracture across the grain of the rock. Also called novaculite.
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I was pointed to some good specimens of novaclite or honestone.
Comparing Bashor-Linwood to honestone (Anonymous) says …
Are they gonna hire some cuzins and render them homeless out at the Farmland Industry Site? honestone (Anonymous) says …
ANY reason … but this should be considered a cost saving ingredient. honestone (Anonymous) says …
But a lost job, sickness or injury, fire, or transportation breakdown has put them on the street. honestone (Anonymous) says …
JW archives will not allow me locate that information without an exact wording and spelling honestone (Anonymous) says …