- A city and county in south-west England.
- (Cockney rhyming slang; usually in plural bristols) A woman's breast.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Bris"tol (&?;), n. A seaport city in the
west of England.
Bristol board, a kind of fine pasteboard, made
with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. -- Bristol
brick, a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing
cultery; -- originally manufactured at Bristol. --
Bristol stone, rock crystal, or brilliant crystals of
quartz, found in the mountain limestone near Bristol, and used in
making ornaments, vases, etc. When polished, it is called Bristol
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Bristol (286), on the Avon, 6 m. from its mouth, and 118 m. W. of
London, is the largest town in Gloucestershire, the seventh in England,
and a great seaport, with Irish, W. Indian, and S. American trade; it
manufactures tobacco, boots and shoes; it has a cathedral, two colleges,
a library and many educational institutions; by a charter of Edward III.
it forms a county in itself.
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