Thesaurus / whetstone
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The Villiers motto, Fidei coticula crux, The cross is the whetstone of faith, is inscribed on the frieze.

Haunted LondonWalter Thornbury

It is uncertain what the Naxian whetstone was, but it was considered the best variety of whetstone.

The soldier was then on his way home, and when he got there the first thing he did was to look for the whetstone.

Lincoln's Yarns and StoriesAlexander K. McClure

If Whetstone had run swiftly in the first race, he fairly whistled through the air like a wild duck in the second.

One day an Indian walked into my house and asked me for a whetstone.

What he wants is ten quarts apiece, no matter if it's bluer'n a whetstone.

Tiverton TalesAlice Brown

At last he found what he seemed to want—a rusty old butcher knife and a whetstone.

The Prince and The Pauper, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

And straightway Attus took the whetstone and cut it asunder.

Stories From LivyAlfred Church

Miss Whetstone opines that if there was need of city folks to do their table settin' for them, it was time they give up!

Pippin; A Wandering FlameLaura E. Richards

A file for sharpening axes and a whetstone for general use are of the first importance.

Packing and PortagingDillon Wallace

WORDS RELATED TO WHETSTONE

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