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cast stone

noun
1.
a concrete with a fine aggregate, used to imitate natural stone.
Origin of cast stone
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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  • Wulf gurgled and fell, dragging Varia with him; and the fight closed over them both as water closes over a cast stone.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • I doubt it, but my voice acted as a supplementary irritant to the cast stone.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills Edwin Carlile Litsey
British Dictionary definitions for cast stone

cast stone

noun
1.
(building trades) a building component, such as a block or lintel, made from cast concrete with a facing that resembles natural stone
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