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flagstone

Syllabification: flag·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈflaɡˌstōn
 
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Definition of flagstone in English:

noun

A flat stone slab, typically rectangular or square, used for paving.
Example sentences
  • A mosaic of paving stones, red flagstones, cobblestones, and sandstone lintels salvaged from a demolished school form the paving and low walls.
  • The convincing patterns of paving bricks or flagstones left behind look great and come at a fraction of the trouble of the real thing.
  • At least one criminal gang is targeting properties in Oldham and stealing items like roof slates, coping stones, flagstones and walls.
Synonyms
paving slab, paving stone, paver, slab, flag

Derivatives

flagstoned

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • A flagstoned path led from the gate into a formal garden that had reverted to tangled wilderness, but if there was a guard out here, people still used that gate.
  • But subsequent repairs by the council have met with disapproval from the residents, who feel that the tarmac used was ugly and not in keeping with the flagstoned look of the street.
  • A short flagstoned path, flanked by borders filled with bulbs and seasonal flowers, could lead to the house, with the entire front garden enclosed by a clipped beech hedge.

Words that rhyme with flagstone

ragstone

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