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- A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
- A small piece of stone.
- A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
- (plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms
- 1843: Seven pounds make a clove, 2 cloves a stone, 2 stone a tod, 6 1/2 tods a wey, 2 weys a sack, 12 sacks a last. [...] It is to be observed here that a sack is 13 tods, and a tod 28 pounds, so that the sack is 364 pounds. — The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge p. 202.
- 1882: Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stones. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 4, p. 209.
- The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
- a peach stone
- A hard, stone-like deposit.
- kidney stone
- A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
- A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
- A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
- To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.
- To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).
- To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.
- To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive)
- Constructed of stone.
- stone walls
- Having the appearance of stone.
- stone pot
- Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
- Complete, absolute, of the highest degree.
- stone free
- As a stone (used with following adjective).
- My father is stone deaf. This soup is stone cold.
- Absolutely, completely (used with following adjective).
- I went stone crazy after she left.