The boarder glared at her in a curious kind of way, like a broadside of stoniness, but Caroline did not seem to mind it at all.
Gone is the mass of the mountains, the stoniness of rocks, the hard solidity of iron.
But now I see the lady—as steep as the side of a house, and as stony—no, naught but herself can be her parallel in stoniness.
Rousille ran along the road, unheeding the stoniness of the way.
However, not even Mawson's stoniness could quite repress all her feeling of wonder-growing joy.
The sapota, or sapodtilla, is less characterized by stoniness, and one soon learns to like it.
The lemons, candles, and tobacco had the same astonishing quality of stoniness, and nothing yielded to the touch but the flour.
For a man predisposed to stoniness of the heart, this surely was unwholesome liquor.
: 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]