Stone

[ stohn ]
/ stoʊn /
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noun

Edward Du·rell [doo-rel, dyoo-] /dʊˈrɛl, dyʊ-/, 1902–78, U.S. architect.
Har·lan Fiske [hahr-luh n] /ˈhɑr lən/, 1872–1946, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1941–46.
Irving,1903–1989, U.S. author.
I(sidor) F(ein·stein) [fahyn-stahyn] /ˈfaɪn staɪn/, Izzy, 1907–1989, U.S. political journalist.
Lucy,1818–93, U.S. suffragist (wife of Henry Brown Blackwell).

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British Dictionary definitions for izzy

Stone

/ (stəʊn) /

noun

Oliver. born 1946, US film director and screenwriter: his films include Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), Alexander (2004), and World Trade Center (2006)
Sharon. born 1958, US film actress: her films include Basic Instinct (1991), Casino (1995), and Cold Creek Manor (2003)

stone

/ (stəʊn) /

noun

adverb

(in combination) completelystone-cold; stone-dead

verb (tr)

Derived Formsstonable or stoneable, adjectivestoneless, adjectivestonelessness, nounstonelike, adjective

Word Origin for stone

Old English stān; related to Old Saxon stēn, German Stein, Old Norse steinn, Gothic stains, Greek stion pebble

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Word Origin and History for izzy
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Medicine definitions for izzy

stone

[ stōn ]

n.

calculus

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Science definitions for izzy

stone

[ stōn ]

Rock, especially when used in construction.
The hard, woody inner layer (the endocarp) of a drupe such as a cherry or peach. Not in scientific use.
See calculus.
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Idioms and Phrases with izzy

stone

In addition to the idioms beginning with stone

  • stone cold
  • stone deaf

also see:

  • cast in stone
  • cast the first stone
  • flat (stone) broke
  • heart of stone
  • leave no stone unturned
  • rolling stone gathers no moss
  • run into a stone wall
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