Bristol brick
Bristol Bris"tol, n. A seaport city in the west of England. [1913 Webster]

{Bristol board}, a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface.

{Bristol brick}, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery; -- originally manufactured at Bristol.

{Bristol stone}, rock crystal, or brilliant crystals of quartz, found in the mountain limestone near Bristol, and used in making ornaments, vases, etc. When polished, it is called {Bristol diamond}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bristol — Bris tol, n. A seaport city in the west of England. [1913 Webster] {Bristol board}, a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. {Bristol brick}, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery; originally… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bristol board — Bristol Bris tol, n. A seaport city in the west of England. [1913 Webster] {Bristol board}, a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. {Bristol brick}, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bristol diamond — Bristol Bris tol, n. A seaport city in the west of England. [1913 Webster] {Bristol board}, a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. {Bristol brick}, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bristol stone — Bristol Bris tol, n. A seaport city in the west of England. [1913 Webster] {Bristol board}, a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. {Bristol brick}, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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