- the one-seeded smooth stone of the cherry.
- the quahog, Venus mercenaria, when larger than a littleneck.
Origin of cherrystone
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Examples from the Web for cherrystone
This when cracked held a cherrystone, inside the cherrystone was a grain of wheat, and in the wheat a millet-seed.
Mr. Neale kindly offered to meet me at Cherrystone landing and take me to his house, but I shall decline in your favour.Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
(His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee