Meaning of STONE in English


noun a precious stone; a gem.

2. stone ·noun one of the testes; a testicle.

3. stone ·noun the glass of a mirror; a mirror.

4. stone ·noun to pelt, beat, or kill with stones.

5. stone ·noun a monument to the dead; a gravestone.

6. stone ·noun to rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.

7. stone ·noun something made of stone. specifically: -.

8. stone ·noun to make like stone; to harden.

9. stone ·noun a weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.

10. stone ·noun fig.: symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.

11. stone ·noun to wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.

12. stone ·noun the hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. ·see ·illust. of endocarp.

13. stone ·noun a calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.

14. stone ·noun to free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.

15. stone ·noun 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.

xvi. stone ·noun 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.

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