Last year in Somalia, two women were sentenced to death for adultery by the militant group al-Shabab and then stoned.
But she is still at the mercy of the judge who sent her to be stoned in the first place.
Assuming that members of Congress who live in D.C. are adults, they, too, will be permitted to get stoned at their leisure.
In 2008, a 13-year-old Somali girl was stoned by 50 men in a football stadium in front of a crowd of 1,000 spectators.
True, Sean Hannity recently convened a town-hall-like panel to discuss what his Fox News show called “stoned AMERICA.”
One priest who had taken the oath was stoned in his church, another was hanged from the chancel lamp.
The natives rushed upon this poor man and stoned him to death.
They would have stoned a duke or burned a bishop with very little compunction, but Stobalt ranked among their immortals.
Bunyan says, indeed, that 'he was stoned as often as he showed himself in the streets.'
Core and fill the centres with stewed prunes, stoned and drained.
"drunk, intoxicated with narcotics," 1930s slang, from stone (v.); stoner "stuporous person" is from 1960s.
Old English stan, used of common rocks, precious gems, concretions in the body, memorial stones, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz (cf. Old Norse steinn, Danish steen, Old High German and German stein, Gothic stains), from PIE *stai- "stone," also "to thicken, stiffen" (cf. Sanskrit styayate "curdles, becomes hard;" Avestan stay- "heap;" Greek stear "fat, tallow," stia, stion "pebble;" Old Church Slavonic stena "wall").
Slang sense of "testicle" is from mid-12c. The British measure of weight (usually equal to 14 pounds) is from late 14c., originally a specific stone. Stone's throw for "a short distance" is attested from 1580s. Stone Age is from 1864. To kill two birds with one stone is first attested 1650s.
intensifying adjective, 1935, first recorded in black slang, probably from earlier use in phrases like stone blind (late 14c., literally "blind as a stone"), stone deaf, etc., from stone (n.). Stone cold sober dates from 1937.
Penniless; impoverished: the money that is made out of stone-broke tramps (1886+)
A piano accordion (1940s+)
Stones were commonly used for buildings, also as memorials of important events (Gen. 28:18; Josh. 24:26, 27; 1 Sam. 7:12, etc.). They were gathered out of cultivated fields (Isa. 5:2; comp. 2 Kings 3:19). This word is also used figuratively of believers (1 Pet. 2:4, 5), and of the Messiah (Ps. 118:22; Isa. 28:16; Matt. 21:42; Acts 4:11, etc.). In Dan. 2:45 it refers also to the Messiah. He is there described as "cut out of the mountain." (See ROCK.) A "heart of stone" denotes great insensibility (1 Sam. 25:37). Stones were set up to commemorate remarkable events, as by Jacob at Bethel (Gen. 28:18), at Padan-aram (35:4), and on the occasion of parting with Laban (31:45-47); by Joshua at the place on the banks of the Jordan where the people first "lodged" after crossing the river (Josh. 6:8), and also in "the midst of Jordan," where he erected another set of twelve stones (4:1-9); and by Samuel at "Ebenezer" (1 Sam. 7:12).