flag·​stone | \ˈflag-ˌstōn \

Definition of flagstone 

Examples of flagstone in a Sentence

a walkway paved with flagstones

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Gone are the 1960s exterior vibe and flagstone accents from Jarreau's tenure. Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Jazz and pop great Al Jarreau's onetime Tarzana residence finds a buyer," 7 May 2018 Work on the home — a two-story clad in clapboard and flagstone — began a little more than a year ago. Marialuisa Rincon, Houston Chronicle, "Army veteran, family receive new house from Operation Finally Home," 9 June 2018 Another struck a flagstone near her feet, leaving a smell of crushed rock in the air. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "The geopolitics of the afterlife get messy in the new sci-fi spy novel Summerland," 17 June 2018 Outside is a large flagstone patio overlooking the substantial grounds, an outdoor shower and a vegetable garden. Shannon Rooney, Philly.com, "Outdoor showers aren't just for the Shore," 12 June 2018 The overlook includes three benches forming a circle amid a crushed granite path and a flagstone paving area anchored by a stack stone wall with limestone capstone, according to village spokeswoman Megan Hoffman. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, "Glencoe opens new Lake Michigan overlook," 12 June 2018 The back room, a space of flagstone floors and exposed brickwork, will feature more fashion, including easy dresses from Spanish brand Masscob, knitwear from New York label Hesperios and Venetian slippers by Le Monde Beryl. Natalia Rachlin, WSJ, "The Onetime Barneys Fashion Director Setting Up Shop in the English Countryside," 27 May 2018 My husband did all the stonework, too, and chiseled each flagstone into a perfect shape. Chris Ross, sandiegouniontribune.com, "‘Fairy garden’ makeover for drought-ravaged yard," 3 May 2018 French doors lead from the dining room to a large flagstone patio, which is perfect for outdoor dining and mingling around a fire pit in the quiet backyard. Carol Riordan, courant.com, "Property of the week: 262 Kenyon Street, Hartford," 16 Nov. 2017

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1730, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flagstone was in 1730

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English Language Learners Definition of flagstone

: a hard, flat piece of stone that is used for making paths

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