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Synonyms for flagstone

paving stone

Synonyms for flagstone

stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones

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It was the measured tread that we had heard before on the flagstones outside.
In order to reach sooner the point where he could take his omnibus, he turned brusquely out of the populous street into a narrow and dusky alley paved with flagstones. On one side the low brick houses had in their dusty windows the sightless, moribund look of incurable decay - empty shells awaiting demolition.
Ten men would have found difficulty in moving that tub, but by some mechanical contrivance it had turned with the flagstone on which it rested.
The cradle-rockers had done hard duty for so many years, under the weight of so many children, on that flagstone floor, that they were worn nearly flat, in consequence of which a huge jerk accompanied each swing of the cot, flinging the baby from side to side like a weaver's shuttle, as Mrs Durbeyfield, excited by her song, trod the rocker with all the spring that was left in her after a long day's seething in the suds.
"Yes," said Lakor, "no amount of fighting ability would have saved him from the pivoted flagstone. He surely would have stepped upon it, and by now, if the pit beneath it has a bottom, which Thurid denies, he should have been rapidly approaching it.
In this space lay a large and heavy flagstone with a rusted iron ring in the centre to which a thick shepherd's-check muffler was attached.
Around a great fire which burned on a large, circular flagstone, the flames of which had heated red-hot the legs of a tripod, which was empty for the moment, some wormeaten tables were placed, here and there, haphazard, no lackey of a geometrical turn having deigned to adjust their parallelism, or to see to it that they did not make too unusual angles.
And I think the Nipper recalled that name as he ground his heel upon an unresponsive flagstone.
When she opened them she was looking at her mother's maiden name, fairly carved on a blue flagstone on the pew floor: Ellen Lashmar.
It is starting to push up flagstones and is now infringing on our neighbour's garden.
QMy The flagstones are all stained and dirty after winter.
"When I was working on the rooms downstairs, we lifted up the flagstones. They must be about 250 years old – the same age as the house.
It contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the paving materials market and its categories (cement & concrete tiles & flagstones, natural stone setts, kerbstones & flagstones, bitumen & asphalt and glass paving blocks), including data by domestic production, supply balance, existing stock, imports and exports.
Review and forecast data is included for categories of the paving materials market like cement & concrete tiles & flagstones, natural stone setts, kerbstones & flagstones, bitumen & asphalt and glass paving blocks.