Whetstone

Definition of Whetstone

Whet´stone`
n.1.A piece of stone, natural or artificial, used for whetting, or sharpening, edge tools.
The dullness of the fools is the whetstone of the wits.
- Shak.
Diligence is to the understanding as the whetstone to the razor.
- South.
To give the whetstone
to give a premium for extravagance in falsehood.

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hone, oilstone, stone
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