Definition of whetstone in English:
A fine-grained stone used for sharpening cutting tools.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with whetstoneheadstone • gemstone
Definition of whetstone in:
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