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1) pumice. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A light, porous, glassy lava, used in solid form as an abrasive and in powdered form as a polish and an abrasive. Inflected forms: pumˇiced, pumˇicˇing, pumˇicˇes...

2) 6. The Evil-Looking Boatmen. Wells, H.G. 1896. The Island of Doctor Moreau
...of some greyish stone, which I found subsequently was built partly of coral and partly of pumiceous lava. Two thatched roofs peeped from within this enclosure. A...

3) Chapter VIII. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...a peculiar soft white stone, including much gypsum, and resembling chalk, but really of a pumiceous nature. It is highly remarkable, from being composed, to at least...

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