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Noun: holystone  'how-lee,stown
  1. A soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a ship
Verb: holystone  'how-lee,stown
  1. Scrub with a holystone
    "holystone the ship's deck"

Derived forms: holystoning, holystoned, holystones

Type of: sandstone, scour, scrub

Encyclopedia: Holystone, Tyne and Wear