Definition of Ancaster stone
: a type of limestone quarried in Britain and sometimes used for building … a perfect Restoration house, built in 1685 of gray Ancaster stone now weathered to a gentle gold … — Elizabeth Lambert Ortiz, Gourmet, December 1982
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Origin and Etymology of ancaster stone
from the village of Ancaster, Lincolnshire, England, near where it is quarried
First Known Use: 1826
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