Bath stone
Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster]

{Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc.

{Bath chair}, a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath. ``People walked out, or drove out, or were pushed out in their Bath chairs.'' --Dickens.

{Bath metal}, an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper.

{Bath note}, a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches.

{Bath stone}, a species of limestone (o["o]lite) found near Bath, used for building. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bath Stone — is an Oolitic Limestone comprising granular fragments of calcium carbonate. Originally obtained from the Combe Down and Bathampton Down Mines under Combe Down, Somerset, England, its warm, honey colouring gives the World Heritage City of Bath,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bath Stone — Royal Crescent in Bath …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bath stone — noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: from Bath, England, near which it was quarried 1. : an oolitic limestone used for building 2. : freestone 3 * * * Bath stone noun A building stone quarried at Bath • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bath stone — noun see freestone I * * * Bath stone noun A building stone quarried at Bath • • • Main Entry: ↑Bath * * * Bath stone or bath stone, a building stone quarried from oolitic formations. ╂[< Bath, England] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bath stone — noun a type of oolitic limestone found especially near Bath in SW England, grey to yellowish in colour and used in building and sculpture …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bath — Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] {Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bath brick — Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] {Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bath chair — Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] {Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bath metal — Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] {Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bath note — Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] {Bath brick}, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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