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Meaning of holystone

ho•ly•stone

Pronunciation: (hō'lē-stōn"), [key]
— n., v., -stoned, -ston•ing.
—n.
  1. a block of soft sandstone used in scrubbing the decks of a ship.
—v.t.
  1. to scrub with a holystone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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