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fieldstone

[feeld-stohn] /ˈfildˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
unfinished stone as found in fields, especially when used for building purposes.
Origin of fieldstone
1790-1800
1790-1800; field + stone
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  • Simultaneously Mrs. fieldstone shrieked aloud and sank swooning into the arms of her husband.

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  • "I know it," fieldstone said, without shifting from his desk.

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  • fieldstone began, just as Ralph and Mrs. fieldstone came through the revolving doors.

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  • fieldstone shrugged his shoulders with apparent indifference.

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  • Wetzel nodded and we turned in at a fieldstone path leading across the large yard to the front door.

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  • "He didn't have no business to leave me stay here," Mrs. fieldstone replied.

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  • "Think it over, kid," fieldstone said calmly as Miss Haig started for the door.

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  • "That's where you make a big mistake, Miss Schwartz," Mrs. fieldstone said indignantly.

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  • Miss Haig slammed the door behind her, but in the moment of doing it fieldstone caught the unspoken wish in her flashing eyes.

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British Dictionary definitions for fieldstone

fieldstone

/ˈfiːldˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
building stone found in fields
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Word Origin and History for fieldstone
n.

1797, from field (n.) + stone (n.).

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