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George Whetstone (1550—1587) writer

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Sir Thomas Whetstone (c. 1631—1668) naval officer and adventurer

Sir William Whetstone (1662—1711) naval officer

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An abrasive stone, usually sandstone or siltstone of some kind, with one or more shaped faces that can be used for sharpening the blades of metal edged tools such as axes, swords, knives, awls, sickles, or chisels.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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