plural noun Scot.

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

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

Origin of plainstones

First recorded in 1765–75; plain1 + stone + -s3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for plainstones

Historical Examples of plainstones

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


    S. R. Crockett