Three pairs of eyes and an odd one—the other was hidden under a bandage—stared at him stonily.
"Get this calf-eyed girl Friday of yours off my back," he said stonily.
He was disconcerted somewhat by her white, still face, the big light violet eyes resting on him stonily.
"I guess it doesn't matter much what I want," she said stonily.
"That's no matter," replied Shefford, stonily, and he met her gaze with steady eyes.
She eyed him stonily, and then sent him off about his business.
Mrs. Crowl surveyed Denzil Cantercot so stonily and cut him his beef so savagely that he said grace when the dinner was over.
She told him, stonily, that he had disappointed her dearest hopes and broken her heart.
His voice was on the point of breaking, but the governess stood there stonily.
She looked at him at first stonily, and then suddenly more kindly.
: A sustained stonewall, no one's been willing to answer questions for a week
To delay and obstruct, esp by stubbornly keeping silent: I want you all to stonewall it
[1914+; fr a cricket term used of a determined batsman who blocked everything as if hewere a stone wall; in the US probably influenced by the stolid reputation of the Confederate general Thomas J ''Stonewall'' Jackson; the term became prominent during the early 1970s Watergate scandal]