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; -- 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 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;… …   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 diamond — Diamond Di a*mond (?; 277), n. [OE. diamaund, diamaunt, F. diamant, corrupted, fr. L. adamas, the hardest iron, steel, diamond, Gr. ?. Perh. the corruption is due to the influence of Gr. ? transparent. See {Adamant}, {Tame}.] 1. A precious stone… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bristol Harbour — is the harbour in the city of Bristol, England. The harbour covers an area of convert|70|acre|ha|1|abbr=off|lk=on. It has existed since the 13th century but was developed into its current form in the early 19th century by installing lock gates on …   Wikipedia

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