oil·​stone ˈȯi(-ə)l-ˌstōn How to pronounce oilstone (audio)
: a whetstone for use with oil

Word History

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oilstone was in 1585

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“Oilstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oilstone. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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