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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone.

Usage examples (20)
  • Bath brick or rottenstone may be used for polishing.
  • Iron peroxide, 15 parts; Powdered rottenstone, 20 parts; Palm oil, 60 parts; Petrolatum, 4 parts.
  • Brass lamps may be cleaned with oil and rottenstone every day when trimmed.
  • -- Take a bit of woolen rag, scrape over it some rottenstone, then drop on it a lump of pure olive oil or lard. for more
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