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stonework

[stohn-wurk] /ˈstoʊnˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
any construction, as walls or the like, of stone; stone masonry.
2.
the techniques, processes, work, or art of dressing, setting, or designing in stone.
3.
Usually, stoneworks. (usually used with a singular verb) a place where stone is dressed, as for building.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English stoonwerk, Old English stānweorc. See stone, work
Related forms
stoneworker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stoneworker

stonework

/ˈstəʊnˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
any structure or part of a building made of stone
2.
the process of dressing or setting stones
Derived Forms
stoneworker, noun
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