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[stohn-muh n] /ˈstoʊn mən/
noun, plural stonemen.
a stonecutter or stoneworker.
Origin of stoneman
First recorded in 1870-75; stone + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Colonel stoneman, having discovered a hidden store of sugar, was selling it at the fair price of 4d.

    Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
  • “But we are acting outside the Constitution,” interrupted stoneman.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • I do not know either the exact date of stoneman's raid nor the number of horses used.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • He had met stoneman in the lobbies, where he was often the centre of admiring groups of friends.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Of the feasibility of this latter, however, General stoneman was to judge.

  • Old stoneman sent for Lynch, and found he had fled to Columbia.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • On this return march, stoneman did not once show a horse on a road during the daytime.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • Above all, he wished to avoid a clash with old stoneman personally.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • And now that mine own have been conspiring against me,” said stoneman confidentially, “a little guile on my part.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Sweet was the secret joy of old stoneman over the fate of Ben Cameron.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon

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