granite

Part of speech: noun

A rock composed of quarts, feldspar, and mica, of great strength, and taking a high polish.

Part of speech: noun

Graniteware.

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Usage examples "granite":

  1. The stone of the ruins was a dark grey granite, almost black, of very coarse grain. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
  2. There's a good spring of granite water. - "The Call of the Canyon", Zane Grey.
  3. There he sat in his gray coat, like a statue cut in granite. - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.