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[stohn-muh n] /ˈstoʊn mən/
noun, plural stonemen.
a stonecutter or stoneworker.
Origin of stoneman
1870-75; stone + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Colonel stoneman, having discovered a hidden store of sugar, was selling it at the fair price of 4d.

    Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
  • “But we are acting outside the Constitution,” interrupted stoneman.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • I do not know either the exact date of stoneman's raid nor the number of horses used.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • He had met stoneman in the lobbies, where he was often the centre of admiring groups of friends.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Of the feasibility of this latter, however, General stoneman was to judge.

  • Old stoneman sent for Lynch, and found he had fled to Columbia.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • On this return march, stoneman did not once show a horse on a road during the daytime.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • Above all, he wished to avoid a clash with old stoneman personally.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • And now that mine own have been conspiring against me,” said stoneman confidentially, “a little guile on my part.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Sweet was the secret joy of old stoneman over the fate of Ben Cameron.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
stoneman in Technology

The requirements, written by the HOLWG of the US DoD in Feb 1980, that led to APSE.
["Requirements for Ada Programming Support Environments: STONEMAN", US Dept of Defense, Feb 1980].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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