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dry-stone

adjective

(of a wall) made without mortar

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Nearby words

dry-nurse, dry-roasted, dry-rot, dry-salt, dry-shod, dry-stone, dry-wall, dryad, dryadic, dryads, dryas
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Examples from the Web for dry-stone

  • During a period of about thirty years, he has been engaged in the humble capacity of a dry-stone mason in Peeblesshire.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV.|Various
  • Aileach is a circular, dry-stone fortress with walls nine feet thick.

  • The true "Pecht's house," however, is not this dry-stone circular "castle," open to air and sun.