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stones

noun
plural of stone

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a shaped stone laid over or erected near a grave and usually bearing an inscription to identify and preserve the memory of the deceased
  • an engraved stone identified the grave as that of a man who had died in the Influenza Epidemic of 1918-19

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stones

verb
present tense third-person singular of stone

Synonyms & Antonyms of stones (Entry 2 of 2)

to make sharp or sharper
  • the diorama showed a villager stoning a scythe

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“Stones.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stones. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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