Stone

Stone

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stoned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Stoning.] [From Stone, n.: cf. AS. stnan, Goth. stainjan.] 1. To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.
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And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
Acts vii. 59.
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2. To make like stone; to harden.
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O perjured woman! thou dost stone my heart.
Shak.
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3. To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.
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4. To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.
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5. To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.
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