Lapstone
Lapstone Lap"stone`, n. A stone for the lap, on which shoemakers beat leather. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lapstone Oval — is a sports stadium in Lapstone, New South Wales. It supports sport all year round. Facilites There are a few features at Lapstone Oval.* A rugby union field * 16 netball courts (6 are asphelt and the other 10 are grass) * 2 tennis courts which… …   Wikipedia

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