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stoneman

[stohn-muh n] /ˈstoʊn mən/
noun, plural stonemen.
1.
a stonecutter or stoneworker.
Origin of stoneman
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; stone + -man
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  • “The Honourable Austin stoneman,” suddenly announced a clerk at his elbow.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • “But we are acting outside the Constitution,” interrupted stoneman.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • My grandmother stoneman is a devoted Baptist, and was an attendant at this church.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • It was a harmless fiction which pleased him, and at which stoneman loved to laugh.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • He had met stoneman in the lobbies, where he was often the centre of admiring groups of friends.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • stoneman glanced at him sharply from beneath his wrinkled brows and snapped.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • He had grown a great hope in this long-wished-for appeal to stoneman.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Old stoneman sent for Lynch, and found he had fled to Columbia.

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  • Above all, he wished to avoid a clash with old stoneman personally.

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  • Sweet was the secret joy of old stoneman over the fate of Ben Cameron.

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