any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.
a hard tough rock containing silica, fossils, and cavities, formerly used as a grindstone
a grindstone or millstone made of this rock
a variant spelling of buhrstone
abbreviation British Virgin Islands (international car registration) Contemporary Examples Biking While Drunk Anneli Rufus October 14, 2010 Biking While Drunk Anneli Rufus October 14, 2010 Historical Examples The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) Snorri Sturluson Beowulf R. W. Chambers The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant […]
noun a piece of black cloth worn as a shawl by Muslim women, esp on the E African coast
to construct (especially something complex) by assembling and joining parts or materials: to build a house. to establish, increase, or strengthen (often followed by up): to build a business; to build up one’s hopes. to mold, form, or create: to build boys into men. to base; found: a relationship built on trust. Games. to make […]
a trap for mice, especially one consisting of a rectangular wooden base on which a metal spring is mounted. a device, machine, or the like whose structure or function suggests a trap for mice. a device, system, or stratagem for detecting and catching someone in an unauthorized or illegal act. Football. trap1 (def 11). Informal. […]