Ten shafts lined with slabs of tufa which were there found may have been the approaches to tombs or may have served as wells.
Sleepers, called ties or cross-ties in America, are the blocks or slabs on which the rails are carried.
The early history of the territory comprised within the district of Dharwar has been to a certain extent reconstructed from the inscription slabs and memorial stones which abound there.
She wandered down stream to the place where they had drug huge slabs of stone to make a walkway across the creek.
The water moved silently over moss and lichen covered slabs of rocks, forming small pools in the low spots.