STONE

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primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader abrading stone
one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone alchemist
rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes ashlar
stone in a castle in Ireland that is said to impart skill in flattery to anyone who kisses it Blarney Stone
stone roughly with broad chisel, shape boast
quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone breaker , ledgeman
protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away breakwater , bulwark , groin , groyne , jetty , mole , seawall
(archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons Bronze Age
large wading birds resembling the plovers: stone curlews Burhinidae , family Burhinidae
type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews Burhinus , genus Burhinus
support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building buttress , buttressing
(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying Caaba , Kaaba
conical stone heap cairn
memorial or marker of stone heap cairn
kidney stone calculus , concretion , nephrolith
gem, shell, or stone carved in relief cameo
engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring) cameo
bracket of stone, wood, brick to support arch or other architecture cantilever , corbel , truss
stone of structure or wall, top capstone
stone that forms the top of wall or building capstone , copestone , coping stone , stretcher
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