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stonecutter

[stohn-kuht-er] /ˈstoʊnˌkʌt ər/
noun
1.
a person who cuts or carves stone.
2.
a machine for cutting or dressing stone.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; stone + cutter
Related forms
stonecutting, noun
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  • Every time a stonecutter hits a rock, it may not break.
  • stonecutter would be responsible for repaying the county if jobs are not created.
  • At the time of his injury, claimant had worked there for three and a half to four years as a stonecutter, a heavy-duty job.
British Dictionary definitions for stonecutter

stonecutter

/ˈstəʊnˌkʌtə/
noun
1.
a person who is skilled in cutting and carving stone
2.
a machine used to dress stone
Derived Forms
stonecutting, noun
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