Urgent sexual desire: They passed a local law prohibiting a dude with stonies from soliciting a woman-of-the-night for a piece of ass
[1970s+; semantically similar to hard up, with its suggestion of penile erection; probably transferred because of the hardness of stone and the sense of stones as ''testicles'']
The name Assiniboin, meaning "stone Sioux," abbreviated to "stonies," is derived from this custom.
He was going to pit himself against the young bucks of the stonies.
Sometimes Kutenais or stonies come down from the north and go up there to hunt.
The scene in the camp of the stonies that he had just witnessed drove all sleep from Cameron.
At this Little Thunder spoke a word, pointing toward the camp of the stonies.
Before another hour had passed the stonies reappeared, this time on ponies.
A rough ring is made on the ground, and the players each place in it an equal share in “stonies,” or alleys.
Failing to locate the Sergeant he must go on and play his hand alone against the stonies.
"Not the stonies and not the Blackfeet," replied Jerry quietly.
As Carney rounded the bend in the trail he could see the smoke-stained tepees of the stonies.