Caen stone

  1. a cream-colored limestone quarried near Caen, France, for use in building.

Origin of Caen stone

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425

Words Nearby Caen stone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Caen stone in a sentence

  • The walls are of white Caen stone, with ornate windows and balconies jutting out above.

    The Spenders | Harry Leon Wilson