Axstone
Axstone Ax"stone`, n. (Min.) A variety of jade. It is used by some savages, particularly the natives of the South Sea Islands, for making axes or hatchets. [1913 Webster]

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  • Axstone — is a variety of jade. It is used by natives of the South Sea Islands for making axes and hatchets. External links* [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia 761559742/jade.html Jade at MSN Encarta ] …   Wikipedia

  • axstone — noun A variety of jade, used by the natives of the South Sea Islands, for making axes or hatchets …   Wiktionary

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