Firestone
Firestone Fire"stone` (?; 110), n. [AS. f[=y]rst[=a]n flint; f[=y]r fire + st[=a]n stone.] 1. Iron pyrites, formerly used for striking fire; also, a flint. [1913 Webster]

2. A stone which will bear the heat of a furnace without injury; -- especially applied to the sandstone at the top of the upper greensand in the south of England, used for lining kilns and furnaces. --Ure. [1913 Webster]


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