Definitions of whetstone

  1. A stone for sharpening edge tools.
  2. WHETTER.
  3. A stone for sharpening cutle or tools by friction. Whetstones are made of various kinds of stone, the kinds being made siliceous slat and when used are moistened with or water. “ Diligence is to the understanding as the whetstone to the raz.
  4. South.
  5. A stone for sharpening edged tools.
  6. A fine - grained stone for whetting edged tools.
  7. A stone used for sharpening edged instruments by friction.
  8. Any hard fine- grained stone, used for sharpening joiners edge- tools, knives, & c.; a hone.
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