[ UK /blˈuːstə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /ˈbɫuˌstoʊn/ ]
  1. bluish-grey sandstone used for paving and building
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  • Weighing about four tons and between six and nine feet in height, the bluestones would have been transported 240 miles to the famous site at Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.
  • Some horse owners prefer dirt floors with bluestone or clay for drainage and traditional straw or sawdust bedding.
  • My description might sound a bit mechanistic - it is hard to describe in words - but these ramp spaces look wonderful with sunlight grazing and enlivening the original bluestone and the new glass walling in the late afternoon.
  • Your black-eyed Susans looked like pompoms, they said, your bluestone benches like funeral biers. Leading Off (1/27/10) | FrontBurner
  • -- Mordant the wool by boiling one and a half to two hours in a bath made with 5 lb. copperas, 2 lb. bluestone, 2 lb. alum, and 10 lb. argol. The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics
  • This method can be carried out in, for instance, dyeing a cochineal scarlet with tin crystals, a yellow from fustic and alum, a black from logwood and copperas and bluestone, a red from madder and bichrome, and the dyeing of the Alizarine colours by the use of chrome fluoride, etc. The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics
  • Adjacent to the lower pool, Sargent placed a patio paved with Connecticut bluestone.
  • Star magnolias, Japanese snowbell, dogwoods, and a white fringe tree are planted on either side of another bluestone path that cuts through the sophisticated woodland.
  • Across the alley ran the bluestone wall of a private stable, attached to some mansion house a few streets away on a fashionable square. WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST
  • Barbara Bender traces an elemental progression over time in the building of the monuments, from ditch banks of earth to chalk, to wood, and then to stone: both the relatively local sarsen and the bluestone from far away. Wildwood
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