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Lapidateverb

To throw stones or other objects at, as punishment, sometimes until death.

Stonenoun

(uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.

Lapidateverb

To hurl insults at.

Stonenoun

A small piece of stone, a pebble.

Lapidateverb

To stone.

Stonenoun

A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.

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Lapidateverb

kill by throwing stones at;

‘Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran’;

Stonenoun

A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms

Lapidateverb

throw stones at

Stonenoun

(botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.

‘a peach stone’;

Stonenoun

(medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.

‘kidney stone’;

Stonenoun

(board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.

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Stonenoun

A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.

Stonenoun

(curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.

Stonenoun

A monument to the dead; a gravestone or tombstone.

Stonenoun

(obsolete) A mirror, or its glass.

Stonenoun

(obsolete) A testicle.

Stonenoun

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; also called imposing stone.

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Stoneverb

(transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.

‘She got stoned to death after they found her.’;

Stoneverb

(transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).

Stoneverb

(intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.

Stoneverb

To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. Usually in passive

Stoneverb

To do nothing, to stare blankly into space and not pay attention when relaxing or when bored.

Stoneverb

(transitive) To lap with an abrasive stone to remove surface irregularities.

Stoneadjective

Constructed of stone.

‘stone walls’;

Stoneadjective

Having the appearance of stone.

‘stone pot’;

Stoneadjective

Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.

Stoneadjective

(AAVE) Used as an intensifier.

‘She is one stone fox.’;

Stoneadjective

(LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.

‘stone butch; stone femme’;

Stoneadverb

As a stone used with following adjective.

‘My father is stone deaf. This soup is stone cold.’;

Stoneadverb

(slang) Absolutely, completely used with following adjectives.

‘I went stone crazy after she left.’; ‘I said the medication made my vision temporarily blurry, it did not make me stone blind.’; ‘The Styistics performed a love song titled "I'm Stone in Love with You".’;

Stonenoun

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.

‘They had brick for stone, and slime . . . for mortar.’;

Stonenoun

A precious stone; a gem.

Stonenoun

Something made of stone. Specifically: -

Stonenoun

The glass of a mirror; a mirror.

‘Lend me a looking-glass;If that her breath will mist or stain the stone,Why, then she lives.’;

Stonenoun

A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.

Stonenoun

A monument to the dead; a gravestone.

‘Should some relenting eyeGlance on the where our cold relics lie.’;

Stonenoun

One of the testes; a testicle.

Stonenoun

The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.

Stonenoun

A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.

Stonenoun

Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.

‘I have not yet forgot myself to stone.’;

Stonenoun

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.

Stoneverb

To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.

‘And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.’;

Stoneverb

To make like stone; to harden.

‘O perjured woman! thou dost stone my heart.’;

Stoneverb

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

Stoneverb

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

Stoneverb

To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.

Stonenoun

a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter;

‘he threw a rock at me’;

Stonenoun

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’;

Stonenoun

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’;

Stonenoun

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’;

Stonenoun

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’;

Stonenoun

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’;

Stonenoun

United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

Stonenoun

United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

Stonenoun

United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)

Stonenoun

United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946)

Stonenoun

United States architect (1902-1978)

Stonenoun

a lack of feeling or expression or movement;

‘he must have a heart of stone’; ‘her face was as hard as stone’;

Stoneverb

kill by throwing stones at;

‘Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran’;

Stoneverb

remove the pits from;

‘pit plums and cherries’;

Stoneadjective

of any of various dull tannish-gray colors

Stonenoun

hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material

‘the houses are built of stone’; ‘high stone walls’;

Stonenoun

used in similes and metaphors to refer to weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement

‘the elevator dropped like a stone’; ‘Isabel stood as if turned to stone’;

Stonenoun

a small piece of rock found on the ground.

Stonenoun

a meteorite made of rock, as opposed to metal.

Stonenoun

a calculus; a gallstone or kidney stone.

Stonenoun

a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation

‘a memorial stone’; ‘boundary stones’;

Stonenoun

a gem or jewel

‘a gold ring with a small dark red stone’;

Stonenoun

short for curling stone

Stonenoun

a round piece or counter, originally made of stone, used in various board games, especially the Japanese game of go.

Stonenoun

a large flat table or sheet, originally made of stone and now usually of metal, on which pages of type are made up.

Stonenoun

a hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.

Stonenoun

a unit of weight equal to 14 lb (6.35 kg)

‘I weighed 10 stone’;

Stonenoun

a natural shade of whitish or brownish-grey

‘stone stretch trousers’;

Stoneverb

throw stones at

‘two people were stoned to death’; ‘policemen were stoned by the crowd’;

Stoneverb

remove the stone from (a fruit).

Stoneverb

build, face, or pave with stone

‘the honey-stoned, eighteenth-century city’;

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