or buhr·stone, burr·stone
[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /
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any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.
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Rynd, rind, n. in a burstone mill, the iron which supports the upper stone.
With the march of improvement, burstone mills went into the discard.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for burstone
/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /
a variant spelling of buhrstone
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