work stone


Definition of work stone

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

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First Known Use of work stone

1667, in the meaning defined above

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“Work stone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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