What does the word stone mean?

Usage examples for stone

  1. You would not think the fall could have hurt him, but he is stone- dead. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. Read one prayer over this grave; and trace a cross upon this stone. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards
  3. What good does it do me to be here when I find you only a stone? – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James