Origin of whinstone
Examples from the Web for whinstone
You see I know too much, and I haven't your whinstone nerve and total lack of imagination.'Prester John|John Buchan
The roof was formed of large flat slabs, which I was told were whinstone (basalt).Ulster Folklore|Elizabeth Andrews
The result was an intermediate substance, neither glass nor whinstone—a sort of slag.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
It consisted of an elevated tableland composed of ironstone and granite occasionally traversed by veins of whinstone.
It is of whinstone, and "appears not to have had the chisel, or any inscription upon it."Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1|James Y. Simpson