What does the word tombstone mean?

Usage examples for tombstone

  1. It was like a tombstone. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. Jones looked at the place where his middle finger used to be, before a certain evening in Tombstone. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  3. Not as Tilda Ann's opinion mattered much, 'cause she climbed into the well just about then, 'n' Rufus looked out a verse for her tombstone in the Bible. – Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs by Anne Warner