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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives.

Usage examples (37)
  • The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
  • Noun : a whetstone for dull wits
  • Use water or spit on the whetstone to keep it moist.
  • Hone the axe several times daily with a whetstone (3). for more
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