adjective Also al·a·bas·trine [al-uh-bas-trin]. /ˌæl əˈbæs trɪn/.
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See also the vignette on title page, copied from an alabaster slab in the Collegio Romano, originally from the Catacombs.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
This day Mrs. Russell did give my wife a very fine St. George, in alabaster, which will set out my wife's closett mightily.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Round the chapel, known as the Dean's Chapel, there was a fine copper railing decorated with small alabaster figures.Ypres and the Battles of Ypres|Unknown
The form stretched its lovely arms, white as alabaster, and presently the hands rubbed a pair of sleepy eyes.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
An elegant monument of alabaster, with a bust of Pepys, taken from his portrait in the National Gallery, was unveiled in 1884.Milton's England|Lucia Ames Mead