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bluestone

[bloo-stohn] /ˈbluˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a bluish, argillaceous sandstone used for building purposes, flagging, etc.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; blue + stone
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  • Pollard said scattered fragments of bluestone have been found in the same area as the new henge.
  • Crushed drain rock adds a contemporary edge to bluestone pavers.
British Dictionary definitions for bluestone

bluestone

/ˈbluːˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a blue-grey sandstone containing much clay, used for building and paving
2.
the blue crystalline form of copper sulphate
3.
a blue variety of basalt found in Australia and used as a building stone
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