slipstone

slipstone
   A small abrasive stone used to sharpen the inside curve or angle of a gouge or V-tool.

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  • clingstone — /ˈklɪŋstoʊn/ (say klingstohn) adjective 1. (of fruit) having a stone to which the pulp adheres closely, as certain peaches. –noun 2. a peach with such a stone. Compare slipstone …  

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