crowstone

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

crow +‎ stone?

NounEdit

crowstone (plural crowstones)

  1. (architecture) The top stone of the gable end of a house.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  2. (UK, dialect) ganister, a kind of sandstone

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 01:02