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hone stone Explained

Hone stone at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Hone \Hone\, n. [AS. h[=a]n; akin to Icel. hein, OSw. hen; cf.
Skr. [,c][=a][.n]a, also [,c][=o], [,c]i, to sharpen, and E.
cone. [root]38, 228.]
A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with
an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting
instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
--Tusser.

{Hone slate}See {Polishing slate}.

{Hone stone}, one of several kinds of stone used for hones.
See {Novaculite}.