firestone

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noun fire·stone \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of firestone

1 :pyrite formerly used for striking fire; also :flint
2 :a stone that will endure high heat

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First Known Use of firestone

before 12th century


Firestone

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biographical name Fire·stone \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of Firestone

Harvey Samuel 1868–1938 American industrialist

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