Graystone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Graystone (Geol) A grayish or greenish compact rock, composed of feldspar and augite, and allied to basalt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n graystone In geology, a grayish or greenish compact volcanic rock, composed of feldspar and augite or horn-blende, and allied to basalt.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Graystone a grayish or greenish volcanic rock allied to basalt
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. grǽg; allied to Ger. grau, and L. ravus, tawny.

Usage

In literature:

An enormous graystone church with a rigid spire; dim light in the Parlors, and cheerful droning of choir-practise.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
It was fifty feet wide, four stories tall, of graystone and with four wide, white stone steps leading up to the door.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
There's plenty of chance for drainage from that little stream that runs into Graystone, and it's sheltered from the frost.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It was sweet Clemence Graystone.
"Clemence" by Retta Babcock
West End Avenue was imposing to her in its solid brick and graystone houses, and pavements milky in the waning light.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
By and by came a few low cottages built of graystone, and thatched with heather fastened down with a rough network of ropes.
"Wee Wifie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
I also cherish vivid memories of you later in our old graystone house in Chelsea Square.
"All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
But I am bound to come back through Graystone.
"Christina" by L. G. Moberly
Dark graystone figures largely in building, and streets are good and well looked after.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In news:

Salem County Art League to host reception at Graystone Cafe.
The public is invited to come and meet the artists, from 6 to 8 pm, at Graystone Cafe, 87 N Broadway.
Graystone to open doors & showcase what's inside.
The ribbon was cut Monday morning for Graystone Court Villas at the former location of the Mary A Wilson Elementary School.
Our subject today is the graystone three-flat at 4512 South King Drive.
Whitney Gaylord's Logan Square graystone is filled with custom-designed furniture from her shop, Maker.
That's what News-Journal photographer Les Hassell noticed when he looked at his images of visitors to Graystone Haunted Manor south of Longview.
McCarty Jr, 74, Graystone Court, Roaring Spring, formerly of Alexandria, died unexpectedly Sunday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.
Senior Disney designer Robert McDonnell created Graystone Manor in the theme park's image -- and for $1.5 million, you can live happily ever after in it.
To most folks at Graystone Court, Karl Diehl is simply known as Bat Man.
Clearfield County commissioners recently sold the old Multi-Service Center to Graystone Court.
A new restaurant-bar hybrid in Boystown embraces its graystone roots.
Don Grayston, Deseret News archives.
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