plainstones

[ pleyn-stohnz ]
/ ˈpleɪnˌstoʊnz /

plural noun Scot.

(used with a singular verb) a flagstone walk or passageway.

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Also plain·stanes [pleyn-steynz] /ˈpleɪnˌsteɪnz/ .

Origin of plainstones

First recorded in 1765–75; plain1 + stone + -s3
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Example sentences from the Web for plainstones

  • He has never ventured beyond the Plainstones of Dumfries on a cattle-fair day.

    Patsy|S. R. Crockett