Definition of quernstone in English:
Either of the two circular stones forming a quern, found at prehistoric sites from the Neolithic onwards.
- Pottery, flint tools, arrowheads, and quernstones (for grinding cereals) were found.
- Within the border zone on the nearer side of the frontier, the haul of finds during an excavation might consist of two or three shards of Roman pottery, a glass bead or fragment of a glass bangle, some iron fragments, and quernstones.
- Roman debris was left scattered over the surface of the road, including a Roman boot - just the hobnails survive - a quernstone and broken pottery.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.