Freestone
Freestone Free"stone`, a. Having the flesh readily separating from the stone, as in certain kinds of peaches. [1913 Webster]

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  • Freestone — or free stone may refer to:*Freestone (masonry) *Freestone (drupe) *Freestone peachNames of places etc.* Freestone, California, United States * Freestone County, Texas * USS Freestone (APA 167), a Haskell class attack transportNames of people*… …   Wikipedia

  • Freestone — Free stone , n. A stone composed of sand or grit; so called because it is easily cut or wrought. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freestone — [frē′stōn΄] n. 1. [ME fre ston, after OFr fraunche piere] a stone, esp. sandstone or limestone, that can be cut easily without splitting 2. [ FREE + STONE] a) a peach, plum, etc. in which the pit does not cling to the pulp of the ripened fruit b) …   English World dictionary

  • freestone — /ˈfristoʊn/ (say freestohn) noun 1. any stone, as sandstone, which can be freely worked or quarried, especially one which cuts well in all directions without splitting. 2. Also, slipstone. a freestone fruit, especially a peach or plum. –adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Freestone — This is one of the most interesting of English surnames. Recorded in the spellings of Freston, Freeston, Freestone, Fryston, Friston, Fristone and several others now apparently extinct, it is locational, and derives either from the village of… …   Surnames reference

  • freestone — semi·freestone; freestone; …   English syllables

  • Freestone — Sp Fristounas Ap Freestone L JAV apyg. (Teksasas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • freestone — paprastasis persikas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Kaulavaisinis, Lietuvoje netradicinis erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos sodo augalas. Yra daug veislių. Dėl nepakankamo ištvermingumo žiemą Lietuvoje auginami tik pavieniai augalai.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • freestone — noun Date: 13th century 1. a stone that may be cut freely without splitting 2. a. a fruit stone to which the flesh does not cling b. a fruit having such a stone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • freestone — /free stohn /, n. 1. a fruit having a stone to which the flesh does not cling, as certain peaches and plums. 2. the stone itself. 3. any stone, as sandstone, that can be freely worked or quarried, esp. one that cuts well in all directions without …   Universalium

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