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headstone

[ hed-stohn ]
/ ˈhɛdˌstoʊn /
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noun

a stone marker set at the head of a grave; gravestone.

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Origin of headstone

First recorded in 1525–35; head + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for headstone

headstone
/ (ˈhɛdˌstəʊn) /

noun

a memorial stone at the head of a grave
architect another name for keystone
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