- corner table,
- corner the market,
Origin of cornerstone
Examples from the Web for cornerstone
Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, summed up the Southern attitude in his 1861 Cornerstone Speech.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cornerstone of our democracy is that justice is to be colorblind in its administration.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Giants are the cornerstone of the myths, legends, and traditions of almost every culture on Earth.
“Cornerstone Cellars barrels are lost within a collapsed barrel maze,” she shared.
For the last several decades, the AHA has promoted a low-fat high-carbohydrate diet as a cornerstone of heart health.
The cornerstone laying three years before was attended by the British Ambassador.The Romantic Story of the Mayflower Pilgrims|Albert Christopher Addison
When Pythagoras left Egypt he took with him this cornerstone as a souvenir.
Heine's friend, Zunz, laid the cornerstone of Jewish science in the second decade of the nineteenth century.Jewish History|S. M. Dubnow
Yet a navy had to be maintained: it was the cornerstone of the Empire.Jefferson and his Colleagues|Allen Johnson
The maxim that the end justifies the means was the cornerstone of Egyptian theology.
I endorse without reserve the much abused sentiment of Governor M'Duffie, that "Slavery is the corner-stone of our republican edifice;" while I repudiate, as ridiculously absurd, that much lauded but nowhere accredited dogma of Mr. Jefferson, that "all men are born equal." No society has ever yet existed, and I have already incidentally quoted the highest authority to show that none ever will exist, without a natural variety of classes. [James H. Hammond, "Letter to an English Abolitionist" 1845]