oil stone


a block of fine-grained stone, usually oiled, for putting the final edge on certain cutting tools by abrasion.

1575–85; oil + stone

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oilstone (ˈɔɪlˌstəʊn)
See also whetstone a stone with a fine grain lubricated with oil and used for sharpening cutting tools

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