fieldstone

noun field·stone \ ˈfēl(d)-ˌstōn \

Definition of fieldstone

: stone (as in building) in usually unaltered form as taken from the field

Examples of fieldstone in a Sentence

  1. They used plain fieldstones as grave markers.

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First Known Use of fieldstone

1799


FIELDSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

fieldstone

noun

Definition of fieldstone for English Language Learners

  • : a stone that is taken from a field and used in its natural form


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