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/ ɛər /
a fine-grained stone used for polishing marble and as a whetstone.
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Also called snakestone.
Origin of ayr stone
First recorded in 1855–60; named after Ayr
Words nearby ayr stone
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The section is then finished with, say, two minutes emery or water of Ayr-stone dust.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall