holystone

[n] - a soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a ship 2. [v] - scrub with a holystone, as of a ship`s deck
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Holystone

Ho'ly┬Ěstone` noun (Nautical) A stone used by seamen for scrubbing the decks of ships. Totten.
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Holystone

Ho'ly┬Ěstone` transitive verb (Nautical) To scrub with a holystone, as the deck of a vessel.
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holystone

verb scrub with a holystone; `holystone the ship`s deck`
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Holystone

• (n.) A stone used by seamen for scrubbing the decks of ships. • (v. t.) To scrub with a holystone, as the deck of a vessel.
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Holystone

A chunk of sandstone used to scrub the decks. The name comes from both the kneeling position sailors adopt to scrub the deck (reminiscent of genuflection for prayer), and the stone itself (which resembled a Bible in shape and size).
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Holystone

A chunk of sandstone used to scrub the decks. The name comes from both the kneeling position sailors adopt to scrub the deck (reminiscent of genuflection for prayer), and the stone itself (which resembled a Bible in shape and size).
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Holystone

Holystone is a soft and brittle sandstone that was formerly used in the British and American Navy for scrubbing and whitening the wooden decks of ships. A variety of origins have been proposed for the term, including that such stones were taken from broken monuments of St. Nicholas Church in Great Yarmouth or else the ruined church of St. Helens a...
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Holystone

A chunk of sandstone used to scrub the decks. The name comes from both the kneeling position sailors adopt to scrub the deck (reminiscent of genuflection for prayer), and the stone itself (which resembled a Bible in shape and size).
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holystone

sandstone material used to scrape ships' decks
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holystone

sandstone material used to scrape ships' decks
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holystone

A piece of soft sandstone used for scouring the wooden decks of a ship.
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