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Definitions of stone

  1. To pelt or kill by hurling pieces of rock at; remove the stones, or pits, from; as, to stone cherries. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To pelt with stones: to free from stones: to wall with stones. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To pelt or kill with stones; free from stones. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To hurl stones at. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To remove the stones or pits from. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To furnish, as a well, with stone. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To pelt or kill with stones; to free from stones; to wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones. To leave no stone unturned, to spare no exertions. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To pelt or kill with stones; to free from stones, as fruit; to face with stones. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. United States architect (1902-1978) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. United States filmmaker (born in 1946) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. A precious stone; a gem. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A hard mass of earthy or mineral matter: a precious stone or gem: a tombstone: a concretion formed in the bladder: a hard shell containing the seed of some fruits: a standard weight of 14 lbs. avoirdupois: torpor and insensibility. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Mass of hard mineral; gem; hard seed of some fruits. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. A small piece of rock, or such pieces collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A stony concretion in the bladder. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. The hard covering of the kernel in a fruit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A measure of weight, avoirdupois, usually 14 pounds. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. An indurated mass of earthy matter; a gem or precious stone; anything made of stone; a calculous concretion in the kidneys or bladder; a testicle; the nut of a drupe or stone-fruit; the weight of fourteen pounds; a monument; torpidness and insensibility. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. Any loose mass of earthy matter of considerable hardness; a mineral; a gem; a morbid secretion formed in the bladder; the disease so called; a testicle; the hard kernel of a fruit; a weight of 14 lb.; a weight varying in amount; insensibility. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. of any of various dull tannish-gray colors Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds; "a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. Something made of stone. Specifically: - Newage Dictionary DB
  33. The glass of a mirror; a mirror. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. A monument to the dead; a gravestone. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. One of the testes; a testicle. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp. Newage Dictionary DB
  38. A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc., before printing; -- called also imposing stone. Newage Dictionary DB
  41. To pelt, beat, or kill with stones. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. To make like stone; to harden. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. Made of stone or earthenware; as, a stone jar. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  47. Made of stone or like stone. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  48. Made of or resembling stone; hard. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for stone

  1. " No, nor so good," cried Polykarp, " for you yourself are an artist, father, and understand stone work as well as any man. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. And now we are on Swindale, and in five minutes we shall get to the stone – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
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