A fine-grained stone used for sharpening cutting tools.
More example sentences
- Larger whetstones for sharpening iron tools were an important part of everyday equipment and were widely traded, especially since varying degrees of coarseness were required to produce a finely honed edge.
- The word cos is Latin for whetstone, a stone for sharpening razors and tools.
- He nodded and continued sharpening swords with whetstones.
Definition of whetstone in:
- The US English dictionary