fieldstone
noun Date: 1799 stone (as in building) in usually unaltered form as taken from the field

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fieldstone — 1797, from FIELD (Cf. field) (n.) + STONE (Cf. stone) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fieldstone — [fēld′stōn΄] n. stone that has been left in its natural state, used typically to build walls, walks, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Fieldstone — Collected fieldstones: A clearance cairn near Potsdam in Germany …   Wikipedia

  • Fieldstone — This ancient of pre 7th century German origins and Anglo Saxon origins, is recorded in over seventy spellings. These range from Feild, Feld, and Field, to Delafield, Veld, Van den Velde, Feldmann, and the various ornamental compounds such as… …   Surnames reference

  • fieldstone — /feeld stohn /, n. unfinished stone as found in fields, esp. when used for building purposes. [1790 1800; FIELD + STONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fieldstone — noun A stone found in fields and used for building …   Wiktionary

  • fieldstone — n. rock which has not been chiseled, rock which has not been hewn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fieldstone — noun stone used in its natural form …   English new terms dictionary

  • fieldstone — field•stone [[t]ˈfildˌstoʊn[/t]] n. bui unfinished stone as found in fields, esp. when used for building purposes • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • fieldstone — n. stone used in its natural form …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”