work stone

noun

: an inclined grooved stone or iron plate to conduct molten lead from the hearth in a lead smelting furnace to the metal pot

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of work stone was in 1667

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“Work stone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20stone. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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