Definition of channel stone in English:

channel stone

noun

  • 1Stone used in paving gutters. Also as a count noun. Now historical and rare.

  • 2Scottish. Chiefly in form channel stane. A large stone taken from the bed of a stream or river, used in (and adapted for) the game of curling. Chiefly historical.

Origin

Late Middle English. From channel + stone.

Pronunciation

channel stone

/ˈtʃanl stəʊn/