[ UK /fɹˈiːstə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /ˈfɹiˌstoʊn/ ]
  1. fruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
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How To Use freestone In A Sentence

  • Its freestone fruit - about average in size - has an attractive pinkish-orange skin.
  • The following inscription, on an ancient brass, affixed to a gravestone near the west part of the cathedral, which, being taken off, was kept in the city tolsey or hall for some time until it was finally fastened to a freestone on the west side of the Bishop’s Cloisters: — "Good Christeyn People of your Charite Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Hereford, A Description Of Its Fabric And A Brief History Of The Episcopal See
  • An alternative would be to acquire some of the expensive freestone, and use that to make the door or window frame, supported by wooden beams during the building process.
  • In the very thickest strata of our freestone, and at considerable depths, well-diggers often find large scallops or pectines, having both shells deeply striated, and ridged and furrowed alternately. The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1
  • Mazama's best eats are at the Freestone - think pecan-crusted trout - but for down-home chow, try the Burnt Finger Bar-B-Q.
  • Whilst the greater part was just ordinary stone, many decorative elements were carved out of freestone such as sandstones and limestone.
  • As soon as it has been malaxated it is put into brown freestone pots.
  • The source of continual expense was due to mansion being constructed of Virginia freestone, which was exceedingly porous, which needed a thick coat of white lead every ten years to keep the dampness from penetrating to the interior. Inside the White House | Edwardian Promenade
  • These roads, running through the malm lands, are, by the traffic of ages, and the fretting of water, worn down through the first stratum of our freestone, and partly through the second; so that they look more like water-courses than roads; and are bedded with naked rag for furlongs together. The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1
  • It is a freestone cutting in all directions, yet has something of a grain parallel with the horizon, and therefore should not be surbedded, but laid in the same position that it grows in the quarry. The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1
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