stone

Part of speech: verb

To hurl stones at.

Part of speech: verb

To remove the stones or pits from.

Part of speech: verb

To furnish, as a well, with stone.

Part of speech: noun

A small piece of rock, or such pieces collectively.

Part of speech: noun

A gem.

Part of speech: noun

A stony concretion in the bladder.

Part of speech: noun

The hard covering of the kernel in a fruit.

Part of speech: noun

A measure of weight, avoirdupois, usually 14 pounds.

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Usage examples "stone":

  1. You would not think the fall could have hurt him, but he is stone- dead. - "Love of Brothers", 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", Amelia B. Edwards.
  3. What good does it do me to be here when I find you only a stone? - "The Spoils of Poynton", Henry James.