burstone

burstone
variant of buhrstone

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/berr"stohn'/, n.
1. any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
2. a millstone of such material.
Also, buhrstone, burrstone. Also called buhr, burr.
[BUR(R)4 + STONE]

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